Great Construction Projects of Communism

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 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)