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Blog 5 – The Famine of 1946

Pictured: A newspaper ad headlining mass starvation and the effects of grain confiscation. (http://alphahistory.com/coldwar/communist-russia/) One of the challenges that faced Soviet society after WWII was food. In 1946, Russia faced one of its largest famines. This famine led to the mass starvation across the country, and in turn, many deaths. The conditions were caused by … Continue reading Blog 5 – The Famine of 1946