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GSNKh

// ГCНX // Губернский Совет народного хозяйства // Gubernskii sovet narodnogo khozaiistva // Provincial Council of National Economy

GSNKh or Gubsovnarkhoz, was created in 1917 to replace Tsarist-era elected councils or zemstvos.  GSNKh was the local, province council of the Supreme Soviet of the National Economy (VSNKh) tasked with overseeing the USSR's economic industrial management. During the Russian Civil War, GSNKh managed industry and supply committees for the Bolsheviks and it also had its own supply, distribution, production and labor protection departments.