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Report on starving Soviet peasants, from Mr Rennie, the British ambassador to Finland, 28 July 1921
(Catalogue ref: FO 371/6850)
FO 371/6850; report on starving Soviet peasants, 1921


  1. Russia suffered a drought in 1921. What was the result?

  2. What were the Soviets doing to solve problems in the economy?

  3. To what extent can we rely on this account, based on what the Finnish minister said, as a historical source?