Go deeper in the context; don’t just leave what is grammatically fine. Get to the sense of the author:

 

Tauger stresses the role of environmental factors and goes as far as to question the exploitative nature of the Soviet collectivization of agriculture.

 

changed to

 

Tauger stresses the role of environmental factors and goes so far as to question the exploitative nature of the Soviet collectivization of agriculture.

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