What Is The Role Of Industrialization In The Soviet Union

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Many good things came to the Soviet Union with this quick industrialization. But, if the outside world knew how this industrialization was taking place and what kind of labor used to create it, many of these good things would never had happened. One of the many things was that the United States of America reopened relations with the Soviet Union that had been closed since 1917, when the communist revolution occurred. United States President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was quoted after his meeting with Stalin calling him “the most honest man I have ever met”. This quote became a huge deal in Soviet state-controlled media, as they were constantly trying to prove to their people that the Soviet Union was the greatest country in the world and the

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