The campaign propagating the Stakhanov
movement and the agitation against wrecking in the Soviet Union were connected to each other.
But that may be as much of a dream as Stakhanov
's legendary feats.
It even picked the public's heroes: cosmonauts such as Yuri Gagarin, child hero/martyrs like Pavlik Morozov, who allegedly denounced his traitorous father and was murdered by his family in 1932, and Alexei Stakhanov
, who double- or even triple-fulfilled his production targets (depending on the version of the story).
, "Shire opirat'sia na obshchestvennost'," Knovoizhizni, no.
(18.) Aleksei Stakhanov
in 1935 mined 102 tonnes of coal in 5 hours and forty-five minutes (x14 the norm).
A biographical chapter on Valentina Khetagurova herself contextualizes the heroine as a Soviet celebrity, whose elevation to stardom parallels in some respects that of the coal miner Aleksei Stakhanov
. Shulman stresses the image of Khetagurova as an activist patron, who also emerged as a model of a successful Soviet marriage of equals.
The first fact of note in this regard is that, until the adoption of LSE (in the same June 1987), Gorbachev did not actually take any major economic reform initiative, limiting himself instead to steps that were very much a continuation of the past (such as campaigns for uskoreneye, Stakhanov
movement, Brigade system of labor, implementation of the 1983 Law on Labor Collectives, etc).
The Soviet Union's single-shift record, 207 tons, was set on September 19, 1935, by Aleksey Stakhanov
, who also used a jackhammer and was assisted by two helpers, according to the Interfax report.
She is shown rehearsing a speech with Aleksei Stakhanov
, the originator of the Stakhanovite movement, to increase labor productivity in the late 1930s.
(7) The Stakhanovite movement, illustrated by pedagogical autobiographies that were very widely diffused, culminated in the cult of Stakhanov
himself, 'symbol of social mobility and of the acculturation of the "little man"'.
The name honoured Oleksiy Stakhanov
, a legendary miner who was renowned for his hard work.