"Bleh, i don't even know what i'm arguing for. Source(s): https://owly.im/a0q3O. I think a more enlightening question would be "why did Russia not go through an agricultural revolution", as that was the main necessary precursor to industrialisation. How did Stalin industrialize Russia? Industrialisation gave people employment, often for life plus pensions, that came with perks such as modern housing, health care, free childcare, nutritional diet. It did have the canal system as a predecessor to railways- but many European countries did not. How Did Russia Industrialize. Industrialization, like so many developments in the course of history, requires a critical mass of people with the means and the desire to make it happen. Basically he lowered consumption to unheard of lows and then used the unnaturally low prices of agrarian output to pay for industry. How did Stalin industrialize Russia? - Loz "Every time is gyros time" - Stalinista. Kirov [+-] Soviet cogitations: 9395 Defected to the U.S.S.R.: Sat 19 Mar 2005, 20:08 Embalmed. 0 0. Chinese industrialization refers to the process of China undergoing various stages of industrialization with a focus on the period after the establishment of the People's Republic of China where China experienced its most notable growths in industrialization. What a stupid rant. 4 years ago . Sun 13 Jun 2010, 20:02 Was it that stupid one with Peter Jennings? I was reading Paul Kennedy's Great Power book and he had an interesting thesis on how Stalin completed Russia;s industrial revolution. why did Russia industrialize more rapidly than any other country did-the emancipation led to greater work force -the increase in infrastructure made trade easier -the government decided it was time to industrialize. 25 The Russian land was a poor base for an empire as its heartland could not sustain a great population and was remote to international trade routes, both maritime and land. Still have questions? Despite having a stark contrast to Europe’s geography, the fact that Russia is on Europe’s borders makes it also a part of Europe. The changes allowed Russia to mass produce weapons and helmets for World War 1. Unfortunately Kennedy only devotes a fe w pages to this issue. 0 0. margison. Russia began to industrialize in the 2nd half of the 19th century because they wanted to keep up with the other major powers in the world like Germany, the U.S., and Britain. Disregard what i wrote." Lots of natural resources, huge immigration and population growth providing both labor and customer base, relatively egalitarian society (for white men, at least) with few social or cultural barriers holding back successful entrepreneurs. Lv 4.