The Soviet Union is the mighty standard-bearer of communist construction and a shining example to learn from
Artist: Shen Shaolun
Publisher: Shanghai People's Fine Art Publishing House
Size (mm): 530x765
Condition: low-quality paper stock otherwise excellent
Soviet citizens holding aloft a flag with the text: Qi Nian Jihua 1959-1965 (Seven-Year Plan 1959-1965). This economic plan prioritised increasing chemical industry and fuel production, providing more housing and developing agriculture in the east. The sixth Five-Year Plan (1956-1960) was abandoned by Khrushchev in 1957 when it became clear that objectives for 1960 could not be reached.