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Unformatted text preview: production unlike any other seen before. This put the Soviet Union in the race close behind Germany, which was a leader in steel production. Also the chemical and metallurgy industries which were fairly new gained size. During the fourth and fifth plan the only real benefit came from Germany who helped in reconstruction after war. During the sixth plan, Stalin was succeeded by Nikita Khrushchev who created the Virgin Lands Campaign. During the seventh and eighth plan progress was very slow but in the ninth plan trade of grain began to increase bringing more power to the economy. In the eleventh year plan 42 million tons of grain were imported which was much greater than that in the ninth and tenth year plans. The plan was eventually ended in 1991 when the dissolution of the Soviet Union occurred....
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course HI 233 taught by Professor Silvermoon during the Spring '08 term at N.C. State.
- Spring '08