Word of the day

Kulak – a peasant in Russia wealthy enough to own a farm and hire labour; a comparatively wealthy peasant who employed hired labor or possessed farm machinery and who was viewed and treated by the Communists during the drive to collectivise agriculture in the 1920s and 1930s as an oppressor and class enemy; before the revolution of 1917 a prosperous, ruthless, and stingy merchant or village usurer.

2 Responses to Word of the day

  1. Andrei says:

    Only slightly related but I think this will interest you – maybe even bring tears to your eyes.

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