The collectivization of Soviet agriculture was achieved by means of a
government-planned famine—planned and carried out deliberately to force
peasants into collective farms; Soviet Russia’s enemies claim that fifteen
million peasants died in that famine; the Soviet government admits the death of
At the end of World War II, Soviet Russia’s enemies claimed that thirty million
people were doing forced labor in Soviet concentration camps (and were dying of
planned malnutrition, human lives being cheaper than food); Soviet Russia’s
apologists admit to the figure of twelve million people.