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Soviet Karelia

Stalin"s Northern Colony, 1920-1939 (BASEES/Curzon Series on Russian & East European Studies)

by Nick Baron

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Published by RoutledgeCurzon .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Interdisciplinary Studies,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Russia,
  • Europe - Russia & the Former Soviet Union

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10203268M
    ISBN 100415312167
    ISBN 109780415312165

      Russo-Finnish War (Novem –Ma ), also called the Winter War, war waged by the Soviet Union against Finland at the beginning of World War II, following the conclusion of the German-Soviet Nonaggression Pact (Aug ). Learn more about the . Book; Published by: Michigan State University Press; View contents. View Citation; summary. In the s, thousands of Finns emigrated from their communities in the United States and Canada to Soviet Karelia, a region in the Soviet Union where Finnish Communist émigrés were building a society to implement their ideals of socialist Finland. To.

      A traditional construction in Russian Karelia, in winter time. Photo: Pavel Bolotovskii, from Pixabay. However, what is known as the eastern Karelia, or Russian Karelia, had already become one of the Soviet republics in , as a result of the Peace Treaty of Tartu, and in became a part of the Russian Federation. Intellectual Marxist immigrants such as Yrjö Sirola and Santeri Nuorteva arrived enhancing the radical scene. They began to promote Marxist ideas among Finns in America. Many Finns began to believe in Soviet Russia, and the smooth talk of these "Pied Pipers." They want to help build the first ever Communist Society.

    The book is based on recently declassified party, state, and security police documents; its empirical base is exceptionally solid. There are about ninety pages of notes and bibliography. The author is especially well oriented in Soviet Karelian history and center-local relations in the Soviet command economy. The Soviet Union would bequeath to the future its failure and the fear of many generations in search of the dream of equality that, in real life, had turned into the majority's nightmare.” ― Leonardo Padura, El hombre que amaba a los perros.


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The book begins with an introduction, a review about the immigration of an estima American Finns, like the two authors, to Soviet Karelia. Authored by a University of Minnesota history professor.

it is the only credible source I have found on this topic/5(8). This book traces the evolution of Soviet Karelia in the early Soviet period, discussing amongst other things how political relations between Moscow and the regional leadership changed over time; the nature of its spatial, economic and demographic development; and the origins of the massive repressions launched in against the local by: Book Description.

InLenin authorised a plan to transform Karelia, a Russian territory adjacent to Finland, into a showcase Soviet autonomous region, to show what could be achieved by socialist nationalities policy and economic planning, and to encourage other countries to follow this example. Karelia (Karelian, Finnish, and Estonian: Karjala; Russian: Карелия, Kareliya, historically Корела, Koryela), the land of the Karelian people, is an area in Northern Europe of historical significance for Finland, Russia, USSR and is currently divided among the northwestern Russian Federation (the federal subjects of the Republic of Karelia and Leningrad Oblast) and.

This book traces the evolution of Soviet Karelia in the early Soviet period, discussing amongst other things how political relations between Moscow and the regional leadership changed over time; the nature of its spatial, economic and demographic development; and the origins of the massive repressions launched in against the local population.

InLenin authorised a plan to transform Karelia, a Russian territory adjacent to Finland, into a showcase Soviet autonomous region, to show what could be.

Karelia, respublika (republic), far northwestern Russia. It is bordered to the north by Nenets, to the east by the White Sea, to the south by Lake Ladoga, and to the west by Finland. The capital is Petrozavodsk, on the western shore of Lake Onega. Underlain by a part of the ancient rocks of the.

Soviet Karelia (East Karelia) had been very actively discussed in the early s. In particular, attention was aroused by the mass deportations of Ingrian Finns.

These disposed of probably more t persons during several years starting from the forced collectivization of In the s, discussion in Finland of the Karelian. This book traces the evolution of Soviet Karelia in the early Soviet period, discussing amongst other things how political relations between Moscow and the regional leadership changed over time; the nature of its spatial, economic and demographic development; and the origins of the massive repressions launched in against the local population.

More than 80 years ago, several thousand American Finns arrived in the Soviet republic of Karelia, hoping to build a new life in harmony with their socialist ideals. What mark did they leave in. This book traces the evolution of Soviet Karelia in the early Soviet period, discussing amongst other things how political relations between Moscow and the regional leadership changed over time; the nature of its spatial, economic and demographic development; and the origins of the massive repressions launched in against the local : Taylor And Francis.

InLenin authorised a plan to transform Karelia, a Russian territory adjacent to Finland, into a showcase Soviet autonomous region, to show what could be achieved by socialist nationalities policy and economic planning, and to encourage other countries to follow this example.

However, Stalin’s accession to power brought a change of policy towards the periphery - the encouragement of. Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev finally acknowledged Stalin’s responsibility for the deaths of twenty million Soviet citizens in Denied their right to the truth for decades, the families of those who disappeared in Karelia only came to learn their relatives’ fates during the Soviet Union’s collapse.

The former Finnish utopia now known as the Republic of Karelia - which the Soviet Union seized in the s - is struggling to preserve its unique cultural heritage, writes Daniel Allen.

A seemingly innocent book about a traveller stuck on a deserted island, nevertheless this book made the list of foreign books unwelcome in the USSR. The main fault of Robinson Crusoe is the idea that one man can carry out so many heroic acts.

In the views of the Soviet government, history is made by a collective effort, not by the acts of. Estimates of the number of Finnish-Americans who caught “Karelian fever” vary, but a widely accepted figure is approximately 6,[28] The fever was particularly concentrated and widespread in and The vast majority of immigrants arrived in Soviet Karelia in these years; few immigrants arrived after [29].

Read "Soviet Karelia Politics, Planning and Terror in Stalin's Russia, –" by Nick Baron available from Rakuten Kobo. InLenin authorised a plan to. The Karelian Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic (Russian: Karjalan ASNT), sometimes referred to as Soviet Karelia or simply Karelia was an autonomous republic of the Russian SFSR, Soviet Union, with the capital in Petrozavodsk.

According to archival documents cited in The Soviet World of American Communism, Moscow wanted skilled workers in the early s to help with "modernization" in Karelia. Finnish-American forestry. Using recently declassified party, state, and security police documents, this book traces the evolution of Soviet Karelia in the interwar period, discussing amongst other things how political relations between Moscow and the regional leadership changed over time; the nature of its spatial, economic and demographic development; and the origins.

The book is based on recently declassified party, state, and security police documents; its empirical base is exceptionally solid Baron's book is a major contribution to the scholarly literature on Soviet Karelia and on center-periphery relations in the Soviet empire.

In short, it. Republic of Karelia Status Republic of Russia: Capital Петрозаводск (Petrozavodsk) Petroskoi Populationinhabitants Areakm² Major languages Russian (official), Karelian Major religions Russian Orthodoxy More information Karelia, Geography of Karelia, History of Karelia and Politics of Karelia: More images.ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 21 cm.

Contents: Machine generated contents note: Rise and Fall of Soviet Karelia: Continuity and Change in the 20th Century Russia --Antti Laine --Russian Patriots and Red Fennomans --Markku Kangaspuro --Behind the Facade of the Soviet School: Ways and Means of Bringing up a "New Individual" in the .