Issue 2 of February 1938 shed a spotlight on the Moscow-Volga Canal, a canal that connects the Moskva River with the main transportation artery of European Russia, the Volga River. The issue presents a photojournalistic tour, accompanied by elaborate desciptions, of the Canal. Only passing mentions are made of the Gulag prisoners who were forced to construct the canal over the period of 1932 to 1937.
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USSR in Construction, Illustrated Monthly Magazine.
Issue 2, February 1938.
Issued in five languages: Russian, English, French, Spanish, and German.
Edited by A. V. Kosarev (chief editor), E. S. Yezhova (assistant chief editor), S. V. Uritsky.
Design and make-up by A. Rodchenko and Barbara Stepanova.
Text by I. Exler.
English by A. Fineberg.
Chart and Drawings by Z. Deineka.
The State Publishing House of Graphic Arts. Paper, colours, and printing by Goznak.