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Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union, as one of the seven major powers, got a unique national focus tree.

Soviet Union's unique NF tree.


The Soviet focus tree includes four, both historical and alternative, branches:

  • Finish the Five Year Plan focuses on development of infrastructure and factories
  • Stalin Constitution focuses on manpower and research
  • Found the PCDI is the main diplomatic tree that focuses on international relations
  • Permanent Revolution / The Great Purge focuses on internal restructuring to unlock the full power of the Soviet Union.


Finish the Five Year Plan branch[edit]

Finish the Five Year Plan
Focus Effect(s) Prerequisite(s) Description
Goal generic construct civ factory.png Finish the Five Year Plan

x2 Random(?):

Reward Logic:
IF two random states that already have at least one civilian factory and two free shared building slots:

THEN
  • Add 2 Shared buildings.pngshared building slots.
  • Add 2 Civilian factory civilian factories.

No National Focus Prerequisites

The following will bypass the focus:
  • The Soviet Union doesn't own any eligible states.
The second Five Year Plan prioritizes the development of heavy industry. The Soviet Union must develop quickly in order to match the Capitalist and Fascist powers of the West.
Goal generic construct civilian.png Move Industry to the Urals

Moscow(219):

  • Remove 6 Military factorymilitary factories and 2 Civilian factorycivilian factories.

Leningrad(195):

  • Remove 5 Military factorymilitary factories and 1 Civilian factorycivilian factory.

Smolensk(242):

  • Remove 2 Civilian factorycivilian factories.

Zlatoust(573):

  • Add 8 Shared buildings.pngshared building slots, 5 Military factorymilitary factories and 3 Civilian factorycivilian factories.

Magnitogorsk(582):

  • Add 8 Shared buildings.pngshared building slots, 6 Military factorymilitary factories and 2 Civilian factorycivilian factories.

Goal generic construct civ factory.png Finish the Five Year Plan

Additional prerequisites:
  • at war

Moscow(219):

  • Owned and controlled by Flag of Soviet UnionSoviet Union and has at least 6 Military factorymilitary factories and 2 Civilian factorycivilian factories

Leningrad(195):

  • Owned and controlled by Soviet Union and has at least 5 Military factorymilitary factories and 1 Civilian factorycivilian factory

Smolensk(252):

  • Owned and controlled by Soviet Union and has at least 2 Civilian factorycivilian factories

Zlatoust(573) & Magnitogorsk(582):

  • Owned and controlled by Soviet Union
The backstabbing Hitlerists must not be allowed to seize our precious factories in the western part of the USSR. With supreme effort and sacrifice, we should be able to quickly move the most valuable heavy equipment and facilities to Chelyabinsk and other locations in the Urals.
Goal generic fortify city.png Defense of Moscow
  • Gain +5 Army experience army experience.
  • Add level 4 Land fort.pngland fort in Moscow(129).
  • Add level 3 Land fort.pngland forts in 8 provinces around Moscow.

Goal generic construct civilian.png Move Industry to the Urals

Additional prerequisites:

Moscow (219):

  • is controlled by Flag of Soviet UnionSoviet Union AND

One of the following must be true:

  • Any neighboring state that is not controlled by Soviet Union
  • Soviet Union is at least 10% towards capitulation
The Fascists are knocking at the gates of the capital! Moscow must not be allowed to fall at any cost. Mobilize everyone, from children to old people to hastily erect what defenses we can!
Goal generic construct mil factory.png Armament Effort
  • Gain +10 Army experience army experience.

Sverdlovsk(653) & Chelyabinsk(572):

State Pick Logic:
IF any two states that have at least 2 free shared building slots

Prioritize
Sverdlovsk(653), Chelyabinsk(572), IF owned and controlled,

THEN

  • Add 2 Shared buildings.pngshared building slots.
  • Add 2 Military factorymilitary factories.

Goal generic construct civ factory.png Finish the Five Year Plan

The following will bypass the focus:
  • The Soviet Union doesn't own any eligible states.
Focus research.png Extra Research Slot
  • Gain 1 Research Slot.

Goal generic construct mil factory.png Armament Effort AND
Goal generic propaganda.png Collectivist Propaganda

Goal generic construct infrastructure.png Infrastructure Effort

x4 Random(?) states:

State Pick Logic:
Four random owned and controlled states with no more than 4 infrastructure

IF all states have 4 or more infrastructure, four random states with at least 3 free slots for infrastructure are chosen instead

THEN

  • add 3 Infrastructure.pngInfrastructure

Focus research.png Extra Research Slot

The Soviet Union is vast but t×costly empty. We must ensure the ability to transport goods and equipment across the width of the country quickly.
Goal generic soviet construction.png Transformation of Nature

Kzyl Orda(?):

  • Add 6 RubberRubber

Goal generic construct infrastructure.png Infrastructure Effort

Stalin's Great Plan for the Transformation of Nature must be put into action. The environment must be shaped and molded on a massive scale to work in the People's favor.

Stalin Constitution branch[edit]

Focus Effects Prerequisites Description
Goal support communism.png Stalin Constitution
  • Gain Political Power +160 political power.

No National Prerequisites

It is time to update our old constitution and impress the world with the rights enjoyed by the workers and peasants of the Soviet Union!
Goal generic propaganda.png Collectivist Propaganda
  • Gain Political Power +120 political power.
  • Gain National Spirit Collectivist Propaganda, which grants:
    • National unity +20% Stability

Goal support communism.png Stalin Constitution

In the Soviet Union, there is no room for individual glory. Our propaganda should strongly emphasize collective efforts; surpassed production goals, successful expeditions and massive construction projects.
Goal generic army doctrines.png Militarized Schools
  • Gain National Spirit Militarized Schools which grants:
    • +0.5% Recruitable population

Goal generic propaganda.png Colectivist Propaganda AND
Goal generic construct mil factory.png Armament Effort

Soviet children should be inculcated in military discipline and Socialist virtues like self-sacrifice and solidarity. Young minds are more easily molded.
Goal generic construction.png Workers' Culture
  • Gain National Spirit Worker's Culture, which grants:
    • +10% Construction speed

Goal generic army doctrines.png Militarized Schools

Socialism is not just an economic system and Marxism is not just a science; we must transform the very fabric of Soviet society to extirpate all remnants of bourgeois mores and traditions.
Goal generic CAS.png Women in Aviation
  • Gain Air experience +25 air experience.
  • Generated aces may be female.
  • The 588. Night Bomber Regiment becomes active in Moscow.

Goal generic construction.png Workers' Culture

Comrade Raskova, our heroic long distance aviator, should be allowed to form some all-female air regiments through her Aviation Group 122 program.
Goal generic cavalry.png Positive Heroism
  • Available as Military High Command: Konstantin Rokossovsky (Armor (Genius)), which grants:
    • +15% Armor division attack
    • +15% Armor division defense
  • Available as Theorist: Georgy Zhukov (Mass Assault Expert), which grants:
    • Mass Assault Doctrine: -10% research time
    • Army experience 0.05/day Army experience

Rokossovsky may be purged by Stalin. Zhukov may be purged by Trotsky.

Goal support communism.png Stalin Constitution

It is time to move on from the old Leninist collectivist propaganda and transform various exceptional individuals into larger-than-life Heroes of Socialism!
Goal generic scientific exchange.png Progress Cult
  • Gain National Spirit Progress Cult, which grants:
    • -5% Research time

Goal generic cavalry.png Positive Heroism

It is time to move on from the old Leninist collectivist propaganda and transform various exceptional individuals into larger-than-life Heroes of Socialism!
Goal generic national unity.png Socialist Science
  • Gain National Spirit Socialist Science, which grants:
    • +3% Recruitable population

Goal generic scientific exchange.png Progress Cult

The world, like the mind, is in constant motion. Nature is in a state of constant progress; revolution even. The principles of dialectical materialism can be applied to the natural sciences as well as the social...
Focus research.png Extra Research Slot
  • Gain 1 research slot.

Goal generic national unity.png Socialist Science

Goal generic air doctrine.png Aviation Cult
  • Gain Air experience +25 air experience.
  • Gain 50% research bonus for:
    • Light Aircraft (land fighter, land close air support)
    • Medium Aircraft (heavy fighter, tactical bomber)
    • Heavy Aircraft (strategic bomber)
    • Naval Aircraft (naval bomber, carrier aircraft)

Goal generic cavalry.png Positive Heroism

The Soviet Union will impress the world with astounding feats of aviation. Our heroic pilots are the knights of Bolshevik culture and progress, demonstrating our technological mastery over nature. How far we have come since the days of the Tsar!
Goal support communism.png New Soviet Man
  • Allows Kamikaze Strike air missions.

Goal generic air doctrine.png Aviation Cult

The New Soviet Man is selfless, learned, disciplined and healthy; a living triumph over base instincts and false consciousness. Men will gladly lay down their lives for the good of all, and women will bear many children for the future of Soviet society.
Goal generic forceful treaty.png Socialist Realism
  • Gain Political Power +120 political power.

Goal support communism.png Stalin Constitution

All works of art in the Soviet Union must strive to educate the people in the goals and meaning of Communism, depicting the proletariat in realistic and typical scenes of everyday life. Soviet artists are the engineers of souls!

Found the PCDI branch[edit]

Focus Prerequisites Effects Description
Goal generic construct infrastructure.png Improve Railway Network No National Focus prerequisite Mykolaiv(197), Ulyanovsk(250), Ryazan(254):
  • Add 3 Infrastructure.pngInfrastructure
Our First Five year plan proved to be too successful. The massive expansion in heavy industry has left the Soviet Union in a much stronger position to defend herself but the soviet railway network has hit some critical bottlenecks. The People's Commissariat of Railways (NKPS) has an ambitious plan to close these bottlenecks and ensure that we can defend the motherland.
Goal generic air fighter2.png Transpolar Flights No National Focus prerequisite Our bravest pilots are just beginning to prove that daring routes across the arctic are possible. By using unexpected shortcuts like these in our planning of aerial warfare, we will be able to surprise the enemy.
Goal generic navy battleship.png An Oceangoing Navy No National Focus prerequisite Research Bonus for Project 21 and Sovetsky Soyuz Class Although the Union encompasses a greater land area than any nation on the planet, the oceans of the world are yet to be ruled by our ships. Heavily armored battleships will be a part of our future ocean going fleet.
Goal support communism.png Found the PCDI
  • has the focus Goal generic construct infrastructure.png Improve Railway Network, iconiconicon Transpolar Flights, iconiconicon An Oceangoing Navy
People's Commissariat of Defense Industry icon
People's Commissariat of Defense Industry

  • –20% Civilian to Military Conversion Cost
The People's Commissariat of Defense Industry of the USSR will be a heavy industry ministry focusing on our military industrial projects. In the long term, the work load may require further divisions of the ministry.
Goal generic military deal.png Anti-Fascist Diplomacy
  • has the focus Goal support communism.png Found the PCDI

(Flag of United States), (Flag of United Kingdom), (Flag of France): +30 Opinion of Soviet Union
(Flag of Germany), (Flag of Italy), (Flag of Hungary), and 6 others: −40 Opinion of Soviet Union

Though all Western regimes are repressive and corrupt, there are none worse than those who pretend to be progressive; or even Socialist! By promoting such false consciousness among the proletariat, they are attempting to delay the Revolution and keep the workers in perpetual bondage.
Goal generic construct military.png Far East Fortification
  • has the focus Goal generic military deal.png Anti-Fascist Diplomacy

Chita(563):

  • Add 6 Land fort.pngland forts to the Japanese border

Birobidzhan(657):

  • Add 8 Land fort.pngland forts to the Japanese border

Khabarovsk(409):

  • Add 4 Land fort.pngland forts to the Japanese border

Vladivostok(408):

  • Add 2 Land fort.pngland forts to a province
The Japanese are constantly making incursions across the border with Manchuria. We must improve our defenses along that frontier in order to deter them permanently.
Goal generic political pressure.png Operation Zet
  • has the focus Goal generic construct military.png Far East Fortification
  • has at least 200 Infantry Equipment in Stockpile

Flag of China China: +40 Opinion of Soviet Union

Flag of Japan Japan, Flag of People's Republic of China People's Republic of China: −40 Opinion of Soviet Union

Though the Kuomintang is reactionary, it seems unlikely that Mao and his brand of communism will prevail in China. We should strive to improve relations with Chiang; the ridiculously anachronistic Empire of Japan is bound to collapse soon anyway.
Goal generic territory or war.png Annex Tannu Tuva

Flag of Soviet UnionSoviet Union:

  • has the focus Goal generic political pressure.png Operation Zet
  • Does not have National Spirits Trotskyite Plot? AND Officers Purged

Flag of Japan Japan:

  • Exists

Flag of Soviet UnionSoviet Union:

While it hardly matters economically, for political reasons we should formally annex the People's Republic of Tannu Tuva as an autonomous oblast within the Soviet Union.
Goal generic major war.png War With Japan
  • has the focus Goal generic territory or war.png Annex Tannu Tuva

Flag of Soviet UnionSoviet Union:

  • gets a ‘Conquer (Focus)’ War goalwar goal against Flag of JapanJapan
It seems the Japanese have no plans to back down. The only effective deterrent is going to be war. They will regret having resisted our demands when The Red Army tramples them down.
Goal generic fortify city.png Improve Stalin Line
  • has the focus Goal generic military deal.png Anti-Fascist Diplomacy
  • not in an offensive war

(Pskov):

  • Add 6 land forts to a province;

(Nevel):

  • Add 4 land forts to a province;

(Vitebsk):

  • Add 4 land forts to 3 provinces;

(Minsk):

  • Add 4 land forts to a province;

(Kiev):

  • Add 7 land forts to 2 provinces;

(Cherkasy):

  • Add 7 land forts to a province;

(Odessa):

  • Add 5 land forts to 3 provinces
Our western border must be better protected from fascist aggression. The Stalin Line should be extended and modernized.
Goal generic more territorial claims.png Claims in Baltic
  • has the focus Goal generic fortify city.png Improve Stalin Line

Flag of Soviet UnionSoviet Union:

  • Gain claims on (Kaunas), (Siaulai), (Vidzeme), (Kurzeme);
  • World TensionWorld Tension +3.0;

(Flag of Lithuania Lithuania), (Flag of Latvia Latvia): −50 Opinion of Soviet Union

Peter the Great was right in seeking access to ports in the west. The Baltic States, which were lost after the revolution, should be reintegrated into the Soviet Union.
Goal generic dangerous deal.png Baltic Security
  • has the focus Goal generic more territorial claims.png Claims in Baltic

Flag of Soviet UnionSoviet Union:

  • Gain claims on (Karjala), (Tartu), (Harju);
  • World TensionWorld Tension +1.0;

Flag of Finland, Flag of Sweden, Flag of Denmark, Flag of Norway: Gain Communist Pressure= +0.10 Communism support/day for 1 year

The Baltic is our front yard and must be protected at all costs. Karelia must be seized to give Leningrad a secure buffer zone, and the self-rule of Estonia is just ridiculous!
Goal generic occupy states ongoing war.png Claims on Poland
  • has the focus Goal generic dangerous deal.png Baltic Security

Flag of Soviet UnionSoviet Union:

  • Gain claims on (Wilno), (Nowogradek), (Polesie), (Wolyn), (Lwow), (Stanislawow);
  • World TensionWorld Tension +3.0;

Flag of Poland Poland: −50 Opinion of Soviet Union

The display of incompetence and embarrassment that was the Soviet-Polish war must be avenged and eastern Poland reintegrated into the USSR!
Goal generic more territorial claims.png Claim on Bessarabia

Flag of Soviet UnionSoviet Union:

  • has the focus Goal generic occupy states ongoing war.png Claims on Poland

Flag of Soviet UnionSoviet Union:

  • Gain claims on Bessarabia(78), Bucovina(80);
  • World TensionWorld Tension +1.0;

Flag of Romania Romania: −40 Opinion of Soviet Union

The Black Sea is even more important to our economy than the Baltic. We must do everything we can to secure control of the Bosphorus and the Dardanelles.
Goal generic major war.png War With Germany
  • has the focus Goal generic more territorial claims.png Claim on Bessarabia

Flag of Soviet UnionSoviet Union:

The Germans have left us with no other choice. For the sake of the free world and the future of our children. It is time for war.
Goal generic attack allies.png Demand Eastern Poland
  • has the focus Goal generic occupy states ongoing war.png Claims on Poland
  • ExclusiveM.png does not have the focus Goal generic major alliance.png Offer Poland Protection

Flag of Poland Poland:

Poland must approve event for the following to occur

Flag of Soviet UnionSoviet Union:

  • gains control of (Wilno), (Nowogradek), (Polesie), (Wolyn), (Lwow), (Stanislawow);
Having reasserted our right to Poland's eastern territories, we should make clear that they can only save themselves from another partition by handing them over peacefully.
Goal generic major alliance.png Offer Poland Protection
  • has the focus Goal generic occupy states ongoing war.png Claims on Poland
  • ExclusiveM.png does not have the focus Goal generic attack allies.png Demand Eastern Poland

Flag of Poland Poland:

Poland must approve event for the following to occur

Flag of Poland Poland:

  • Gain claims on Ostpreussen(5), Hinterpommern(63), Ostmark(68), Niederschlesien(66), Oberschlesien(67);

Flag of Soviet UnionSoviet Union:

  • gains control of (Wilno), (Nowogradek), (Polesie), (Wolyn), (Lwow), (Stanislawow);
Although we could simply seize eastern Poland, it would be much preferable if they joined our Comintern in the process. We would need to offer something in return for our claims, however. If we promise them eastern Germany, they might be interested.
Goal molotov ribbentrop pact.png Anti-Capitalist Diplomacy
  • has the focus Goal support communism.png Found the PCDI

(Flag of Germany), (Flag of Italy), (Flag of Hungary), and 6 others: +30 Opinion of Soviet Union
(Flag of United States), (Flag of United Kingdom), (Flag of France): −40 Opinion of Soviet Union

The worst obstacles to global revolution are, without a doubt, the fat bankers of the USA and the ruthless colonialist oppressors of the United Kingdom. It must always be our primary aim to slap their grasping hands and undermine their liberalist propaganda.
Goal generic build navy.png Expand the Red Fleet
  • has the focus Goal molotov ribbentrop pact.png Anti-Capitalist Diplomacy
  • not in an offensive war

(Mykolayiv), (Vladivostok):

  • +2 Shared buildings.pngBuilding Slots
  • +2 Naval Dockyards
The Red Fleet is pathetically weak compared to the navies of the imperialist powers. We must make its expansion a national priority!
Goal generic war with comintern.png The Comintern
  • has the focus Goal generic build navy.png Expand the Red Fleet
  • World TensionWorld Tension +1.0;

(Flag of France), (Flag of United Kingdom): Gain Communist Influence= +0.05 Communist support/day for 1095 days

With the capitalist system entering its period of final collapse, the correct stance for all Communist parties must be a highly aggressive, militant, ultra-left line. In particular, we urge the Communist parties of the world to devote their energies to the destruction of the moderate left.
Goal generic military sphere.png Southern Thrust
  • has the focus Goal generic war with comintern.png The Comintern

Flag of Soviet UnionSoviet Union:

(Flag of United Kingdom), (Flag of United States), (Flag of France): −30 Opinion of (Flag of Soviet Union)

Annexing Iran and Iraq would both secure their vast oil reserves for the Revolution and put direct pressure on the British imperialists in Egypt and India.
Goal generic political pressure.png Claim the Straits
  • has the focus Goal generic build navy.png Expand the Red Fleet
  • Gain claims on (Istanbul), (Izmit), (Bursa), (Izmir);
  • World TensionWorld Tension +2.0
The straits leading from The Black Sea to the Aegean Sea is a key strategic point. We cannot allow this territory to be controlled by foreign powers. To ensure relevance of The Red Fleet we need to secure the straits.
Goal generic dangerous deal.png Ultimatum to Greece
  • has the focus Goal generic political pressure.png Claim the Straits

Flag of Soviet UnionSoviet Union:

  • Gain claim on Aegean Islands;

(Flag of Greece Greece): Gets event Soviet Ultimatum

The Aegean Islands is the last strategic piece we need to make sure The Red Fleet can operate freely. The Greeks are pressured from all sides and will most like give up a little territory to avoid an all-out war.
Goal generic major war.png War With UK Flag of Soviet UnionSoviet Union
  • has completed both Goal generic military sphere.png Southern Thrust & Goal generic dangerous deal.png Ultimatum to Greece
  • Does not have National Spirits Trotskyite Plot Purged?.pngTrotskyite Plot? and Officers Purged

(Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom): exists

Flag of Soviet UnionSoviet Union:

The imperialistic British have never had any respect for us. There is no doubt that they will turn to The Soviet Union when they are finished with the rest of the world. There is only one way to prevent their aggressive expansion. War!
Goal generic major alliance.png Reconcile Japan

Flag of Soviet UnionSoviet Union:

  • has the focus Goal molotov ribbentrop pact.png Anti-Capitalist Diplomacy
  • is NOT a puppet
  • at peace with Japan

Flag of Japan Japan:

  • is NOT in a faction

Flag of Japan Japan:

Our relations with Japan have always been troubled, but there are bigger fish to fry. By exploiting their desperate lack of natural resources, the Japanese could be led by the nose... Their anachronistic feudal regime is bound to fall soon anyway.
Goal generic occupy states ongoing war.png Claim Sinkiang
  • has the focus Goal generic major alliance.png Reconcile Japan

Flag of Soviet UnionSoviet Union:

  • Gain claims on Dzungria(618), Urumqi(617), Yarknd(619), Taklamakan(287);
  • World TensionWorld Tension +2.0;

Flag of Poland Poland: −50 Opinion of Soviet Union

Under Comrade Sheng Shicai's rule, Sinkiang is already a virtual Soviet puppet state. We should make it official...

Permanent Revolution/Great Purge branch[edit]

Focus Prerequisites Effects Description
Goal support fourth int.png Permanent Revolution

No National Prerequisites


Other prerequisites:

  • available on the return of Trotsky (Country Leader)
  • Flag.pnghas_country_flag = counter_purge
  • is communism communist.
  • is not in a civil war.

Reward Logic #1:
IF Flag.pnghas_country_flag = counter_purge

Completion Reward #1
  • replace trait Permanent Revolutionary with Triumphant Revolutionary which grants:
+15% Justify war goal time

−50% Subversive activities cost

+15% Ideology drift defense

Reward Logic #2:
IF does not Flag.pnghas_country_flag = counter_purge

Completion Reward #2
  • display tooltip: Trotsky gains a better leader trait.
The oppressive demagogue is gone! True power has been restored to the people of our nation. All are now able to pursue their interests independently and without compromise. We are forever changing. The permanent revolution is a triumphant revolution.
Goal generic war with comintern.png The Great Purge

No National Focus prerequisite


Other prerequisites:

  • does not Flag.pnghas country flag = counter_purge
  • is communism communist.

The following will bypass the focus:

  • Flag.pnghas country flag = counter_purge
  • display tooltip: Trotsky becomes the leader of The Soviet Union
  • Start The Great Purge (amount of completed purges will affect chance and size of a civil war and the penalty from Officers Purged
  • remove National Spirit Trotskyite Plot?.pngTrotskyite Plot?
  • gets the national spirit:
Trotskyite Plot Purged? icon
Trotskyite Plot Purged?

  • National unity –5% Stability
Despite the purges, the fear of betrayal remains.
There is a dangerous Trotskyist plot brewing among the officers; even in the highest ranks. Though Trotsky's personal involvement remains unknown, the threat is great. The USSR could even be thrown into another civil war... unless we are prepared to break some eggs.
Goal generic small arms.png Rehabilitated Military
  • has the focus The Great Purge
  • ExclusiveM.png does not have the focus JetEfforticon NKVD Primacy
Rehabilitated Military icon
Rehabilitated Military

  • +2% Reinforce Rate
  • +10% Division Recovery Rate
With the taint of Trotskyism finally cleansed from the officer corps, it might be possible to allow the military some freedom from political interference again.
Goal generic army doctrines.png Military Reorganization
  • has the focus Goal generic small arms.png Rehabilitated Military
The Purge has not left the military in a good state. The new leadership is green and ineffective, and no work has been done to develop our doctrines. We must rectify this situation immediately!
Goal generic military deal.png NKVD Primacy
  • has the focus Goal generic war with comintern.png The Great Purge
  • ExclusiveM.png does not have the focus JetEfforticon Rehabilitated Military
NKVD icon
NKVD
  • Subversive activities cost −50%
NKVD, The People's Commissariat for Internal Affairs was a law enforcement agency of the Soviet Union that directly executed the rule of power of the All Union Communist Party. It was also tasked with protection of Soviet borders and espionage, which included political assassinations abroad, influencing foreign governments and enforcing Stalinist policy within communist movements in other countries.
The military has shown that it can never be trusted. Therefore, the NKVD will need to be expanded and given greater powers, with more political commissars to keep an eye on the officers.
Goal generic allies build infantry.png NKVD Divisions
  • has the focus Goal generic military deal.png NKVD Primacy
NKVD icon
NKVD
  • Subversive activities cost −50%
  • +5% Reinforce Rate
NKVD, The People's Commissariat for Internal Affairs was a law enforcement agency of the Soviet Union that directly executed the rule of power of the All Union Communist Party. It was also tasked with protection of Soviet borders and espionage, which included political assassinations abroad, influencing foreign governments and enforcing Stalinist policy within communist movements in other countries.
The NKVD should be given some divisions of its own to act as Internal Troops, protecting railways and important installations.
Goal generic military sphere.png Lessons of War
  • has the focus Goal generic army doctrines.png Military Reorganization OR Goal generic allies build infantry.png NKVD Divisions

One of the following must be true:

  • after 0100hrs 1.1.1941
  • has had a war since completing Goal generic war with comintern.pngThe Great Purge
With the experiences gained fighting limited wars, we should be able to make some breakthroughs in armored warfare, and perhaps even finally whip the depleted officer corps into shape!
Focus wonderweapons.png Research City Experiment
  • has the focus Goal generic military sphere.png Lessons of War
One of our foremost scientists, Kurchatov, has noted that when breaking up of kernels in a kilogram of uranium, the energy released must be equal to the explosion of 20,000 tons of trotyl. We need to harness this power before our enemies to ensure the survival of the Motherland.
Focus rocketry.png Diversify the Program
  • has the focus Focus wonderweapons.png Research City Experiment
We have learned much from the last years and progress have been made in fields of traditional warfare. We are a nation of great scientists who have the capacity to uncover methods of war giving tremendous advantages. We must make sure they have the best conditions to work under if we want to see results.
Focus research.png Closed City Network
  • has the focus Focus rocketry.png Diversify the Program
  • Gain 1 Research Slot.
We should set up closed cities for research that require more space than we have available in our military bases. Restricting access to the cities ensures that our research remains secret, while giving our scientists plenty of space for large scale experiments.
Goal generic forceful treaty.png SMERSH
  • has the focus Goal generic war with comintern.png The Great Purge
  • is at war with a major power

The following will bypass the focus:

  • does not have Trotskyite Plot Purged?.pngTrotskyite Plot Purged?
Trotskyite Plot Purged? icon
Trotskyite Plot Purged?

  • –15% Stability
Despite the purges, the fear of betrayal remains.
SMERSH, or 'Death to Spies', is a proposed counter-intelligence initiative that would serve a dual purpose; rooting out enemy spies and executing deserters and partisans within the ranks of the Red Army.
Goal generic dangerous deal.png Partisan Suppression
  • has the focus Goal generic forceful treaty.png SMERSH
Partisan Suppression icon
Partisan Suppression

  • +20% Effect of Partisans on us
SMERSH should be expanded to better be able to infiltrate and ruthlessly suppress all forms of partisan activity in occupied territory.