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Aiming to feed a growing urban work force and increase exports, Stalin’s henchmen forced peasants onto collective farms and eliminated relatively well-off peasants known as kulaks.
Russia passed laws in the 1990s aimed at dissolving the country's 27,000 state and collective farms into shareholder societies, while additional legislation 15 years ago allowed the sale of agricultural lands for commercial purposes.
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COLLECTIVE FARM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of collective farm for English Language Learners
: a farm that is run by several farmers and controlled by the government
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