THE CASPIAN REGION:Politics, Economics, Culture

Scientific journal

Purchasing food operations of the city government in the years of the world war first (on the example of Astrakhan)

2017. 2, pp. 44-49

Piliptsov I.N. - postgraduate student, Astrakhan State University, 20a Tatishcheva st., Astrakhan, 414056, Russian Federation,

The article deals with the issue of the local government’s procurement operations in Astrakhan. Based on archived materials, there was determined the information about purchased goods, their quantity and cost. The desire of urban government to profit from the sale of goods and the preservation of part of the foodstuffs by the beginning of 1917 was shown. In conclusion there was insufficient level of supplying the urban population with food.

Key words: , , , , , procurement operations, City government, food, Astrakhan, World War First