THE CASPIAN REGION:Politics, Economics, Culture

Scientific journal

Cultural and domestic problems of the soviet village during the Great Patriotic war (1941-1945): on the material of the lower Volga

2014. №4, pp. 295-303

Krasnozhenova Yelena Ye. - Ph.D. (History), Associate Professor, Astrakhan State University, 20a Tatishchev st., Astrakhan, 414056, Russian Federation,

The article describes the features of the solution cultural and social problems in rural areas of the Lower Volga region during the Great Patriotic War. Showing the difficulties encountered in the procurement process of collective farmers and the rural intelligentsia food and essentials. Were low levels of rural health services.Presents the work of local Party and government authorities - defense committees, Soviets, Party organizations to expand the network of health facilities in rural areas of the region and their recruiting qualified personnel.The role of cultural institutions - rural clubs, libraries, village reading rooms in the organization of life and leisure in rural areas of the Lower Volga region.Considered priority areas for cultural and educational work in the countryside.Showing the problems in the work of cultural institutions in the region.

Key words: Великая Отечественна война, Нижнее Поволжье, культурно-бытовые проблемы, продовольственное снабжение, предметы первой необходимости, медицинское обслуживание, жилищное строительство, культурно-просветительская работа, дома культуры, World War II, Lower Volga region, cultural and domestic issues, food supplies, daily necessities, health care, housing, cultural and educational activities, cultural centers