Joseph Stalin

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Noun1.Joseph Stalin - Russian leader who succeeded Lenin as head of the Communist Party and created a totalitarian state by purging all opposition (1879-1953)Joseph Stalin - Russian leader who succeeded Lenin as head of the Communist Party and created a totalitarian state by purging all opposition (1879-1953)
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The book edited by Professors Lih, Naumov, and Khlevniuk is a translation from Russian of the collection of eighty-six letters from J.