- Magnitogorsk was a city that became a monument to Stalin’s drive toward rapid industrialization. The city became the site of major iron and steel production. It was one of the new industrial cities founded under the Five Year Plans designed to challenge the capitalist production of Western nations.
Russian Soldiers and a Dog, 1914
Photo by Vladimir Filonov from March 1993, in Khatanga, Siberia. The sign reads “we will come to the victory of communist labour”.