As the peasants lived in Tsarist Russia. Constable with the Cossacks enter the village in search of hidden grain.Peasants massively sheltered bread. They flogged , tortured , beat out bread by any means . On the one hand it was cruel and unfair to the other, helped save them from starvation neighbors. Cruelty and injustice were the fact that the bread was in the state , albeit in small numbers, but it was for export, and with a narrow range of exports fatten " effective owners ."