Wilson Center Experts

Mauricio Borrero

Short-Term Grant
Kennan Institute

Expertise:
Russia and Eurasia
;
Russia
Affiliation:
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History, Indiana University
Wilson Center Project(s):
Between Moscow and Kiev: Alexander Shlikhter as Bolshevik Food Proconsul in Ukraine, 1918-19
Term:
Aug 01, 1993
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Sep 01, 1993

Project Summary

the food supply crisis during the Russian Civil War, 1917-1921. Examination of the attempts by food supply officials in Moscow to improve the city’s food supply. Survival strategies developed by individuals and non-governmental organizations in the city to guarantee their own supply of food, in view of the government’s inability to do so on a regular basis. Alexander Shlikhter as a roving troubleshooter for the Soviet government, given wide-ranging powers to speed up the deliver of food to the capitals, first from Siberia and eventually from Ukraine.

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