kolkhoznik


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kolkhoznik

(kɒlˈhɔːznɪk; Russian kalˈxɔːsnɪk)
n
(Agriculture) someone who lives on a collective farm or kolkhoz
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Noun1.kolkhoznik - a member of a kolkhoz
kolkhoz - a collective farm owned by the communist state
fellow member, member - one of the persons who compose a social group (especially individuals who have joined and participate in a group organization); "only members will be admitted"; "a member of the faculty"; "she was introduced to all the members of his family"
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Although, during the period August 1953--December 1955 the interests of the communist party on the case won by the foundation, on soviet model, of the kolkhoznik, some collective associations, fact that led to the enlargement of state segment in agriculture and indirectly and the most of times forced, offered and impulse for the working peasantry in sustaining the communist ideology.
More important, Golovatyi was a "success story" of collectivization, calling himself a former farm hand (batrak) turned "prosperous collective farmer" (zazbitochnyi kolkhoznik).
The results of Muggeridge's time in Kiev appeared in his Manchester Guardian article of 27 March 1933, in which he described "A Kolkhoznik's Life." (104) It is a vivid report of appalling conditions and resigned despair, quite different from the story Shenshev was told, either by the men who briefed him or by Muggeridge himself.
However, a kolkhoznik, even working a lifetime, would never be able to afford it.