Stakhanov


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Sta•kha•nov

(stəˈkɑ nəf)

n.
a city in E Ukraine, W of Lungansk. 108,000. Formerly, Kadiyevka.
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(2) Stakhanov also (fid not descend into the mine for an additional pay packet one pre-autumn night in 1935.
On 31 August 1935 a miner in the Donbas (Donets Basin), Aleksei Gregoryevich Stakhanov, leading a team of three other men and armed with a drill, had mined 102 tons of coal (14 times his norm) during a standard seven-hour shift.
The Stakhanov movement is the best known of the "political-production" campaigns of the 1930s in the Soviet Union, the aim of which was the maximum increase of economic production as well as the greater integration of the working class into an accelerated modernization process.
[5] Aleksei Stakhanov (1906-1977) is a Soviet mineworker, who, with the help of his colleagues, discovered a method to increase the coal output in his mine.
A long time ago, in a Soviet Union far, far away, there was a man named Stakhanov. He was a one-in-a-million kind of guy--the best miner in the entire country, maybe the entire world.
The Mgori and Duru-Haitemba forests provide examples where significant outcomes were reported, including: a noticeable recovery of forest conditions, a decrease in soil erosion and over-grazing, the improvement in water quality and quantity, a re-occupation of bee hives and an overall increase in wildlife abundance (Mazura and Stakhanov 2008).
At work, there were "Heroes of Labor," whose model in the Soviet Union was the Alexi Stakhanov referred to by Ulbricht.
Um exemplo classico e a celebracao, pelo regime sovietico, do trabalhador industrial nomeado Stakhanovite, em homenagem ao mineraclor de carvao Aleksandr Stakhanov, que, em 1935, bateu o recorde mundial ao escavar 102 toneladas de carvao em um unico dia, provocando uma corrida para bater seu recorde.
Made with leftover scraps from China's textile factories, this work filled a cavernous space, leaving one with a vertiginous sense of redundancy that stood in sharp contrast to the practical and symbolic consequentiality of Stakhanov's record-breaking productivity.
It even picked the public's heroes: cosmonauts such as Yuri Gagarin, child hero-martyrs like Pavlik Morozov, who allegedly denounced his traitorous father and was murdered by his family in 1932, and Alexei Stakhanov, who supposedly fulfilled 14 times his production targets -- depending on the version of the story.
It even picked the public's heroes: not just people like cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, the first human in outer space, but wholly invented characters and achievements, like Pavlik Morozov, the child/martyr who allegedly denounced his traitorous father and was murdered by his family in 1932, and Alexei Stakhanov, who supposedly fulfilled fourteen times his production targets.