de-Stalinisation


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Noun1.de-Stalinisation - social process of neutralizing the influence of Joseph Stalin by revising his policies and removing monuments dedicated to him and renaming places named in his honor; "his statue was demolished as part of destalinization"
social process - a process involved in the formation of groups of persons
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They were all hoping that following de-Stalinisation, socialism with a human face would emerge.
As it is, the party had been rocked by previous upheavals in the Communist world, notably by Nikita Khrushchev's de-Stalinisation speech in 1956 and by the Sino-Soviet rupture at about the same time, which was behind the splits in the Indian Communist parties as well.
It remained open despite Russia's de-Stalinisation campaign and the denunciation of his personality cult that his successor, Nikita Khrushchev, declared in 1956.