After the start of Collectivisation under Stalin, things got enormously out of hand.  Stalin realised that Collectivisation needed reigning in and preventing from becoming a source of outright opposition from the peasants.  The link below is to extracts from the speech that Stalin wrote and then published in Pravda.  It is a brilliant example of apologising whilst never actually admitting responsibility for anything, and in fact making too much success the cause of the problems.

Extracts of Dizzy with Success speech


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