The statement about the Soviet economy under Joseph Stalin that is accurate is: The Soviet Union increased its power by developing heavy industry. Joseph Stalin was the leader of the Soviet Union from 1929 to 1953. He was a brutal dictator and millions of Soviet Union Citizens died under his rule. He was responsible for transforming the Soviet Union from an agrarian society into an industrial and military superpower. In order to transform the Soviet Union into an industrial superpower, Stalin took control of the economy. He forced the collectivization of Soviet agriculture. Millions of farmers initially refused to cooperate with Stalin and they were shot or exiled as punishment. This also resulted in widespread famine in which thousands of people died of starvation.
Which statement about the soviet economy under Joseph Stalin is accurate