Great Construction Projects of Communism

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Great Construction Projects of Communism (Russian: Великие стройки коммунизма) is a phrase that used to identify a series of the most ambitious construction projects and had great importance for the National Economy of the Soviet Union. The projects were initiated in 1950s on the command of Joseph Stalin.

A 1952 book Hydrography of the USSR lists the following projects in irrigation, navigation, and hydroelectric power. [1]

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  1. ^ A.A. Sokolov, Hydrography of the USSR, Gidrometeoizdat, Leningrad, 1952, section "Great construction sites of communism (in Russian)