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Documented homicides and excess deaths: new insights into the scale of killing in the USSR during the 1930s.
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PMID:  12295079     Owner:  PIP     Status:  MEDLINE    
"Getty, Rittersporn and Zemskov recently claimed that no more than 2 million people could have perished from collectivization, famine, execution, terror, and forced labor in the USSR during the 1930s. Prior demographic confirmation of this estimate was provided by Anderson and Silver who contended that killings were unlikely to exceed a few million and could not be more than 4.8 million victims. This essay disproves both these contentions by introducing new demographic evidence proving that Stalin killed at least 5.2 million Soviet citizens 1927-1938, with a best estimate in the vicinity of 10 million."
S Rosefielde
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Communist and post-communist studies     Volume:  30     ISSN:  0967-067X     ISO Abbreviation:  Communist Post-Communist Stud     Publication Date:  1997 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-08-04     Completed Date:  1999-08-04     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101092164     Medline TA:  Communist Post-Communist Stud     Country:  ENGLAND    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  321-31     Citation Subset:  J    
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MeSH Terms
Cause of Death*
Developed Countries
Evaluation Studies as Topic*
Population Dynamics
Social Problems
Statistics as Topic*

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