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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Useful Idiots, THE NEW BOOK BY conservative pundit Mona Charen that criticizes the left for 75 years of misjudgments about communism, takes its title from a phrase supposedly used by Joseph Stalin to characterize Soviet sympathizers in the West.
administration's lead in turning a blind eye to the obvious hostilities and totalitarian designs of Communist dictator Joseph Stalin. Prime Minister King later wrote that the Gouzenko defection was like a bomb on top of everything else, and one could not say how serious it might be or where it might lead."
When Chechen separatists rebelled during World War II, Soviet leader Joseph Stalin deported more than a million people from the region to Siberia and Central Asia, on the pretext that they had collaborated with Nazi Germany.
Historians now believe JOSEPH STALIN was responsible for the deaths of around 20million people in the Soviet Union.
Following the death of Joseph Stalin, however, he was rehabilitated.
Even if you manage to survive in your job, you'll have to do battle with your colleagues, some of whom may follow the management philosophies of the Marines, Joseph Stalin, or Attila the Hun.
EVENTS 1956: In a sensational speech to the Communist Party, the Soviet President denounces Joseph Stalin as a brutal despot.
Artist Nina Maria Kleivan photographed daughter Faustina dressed as despots including Adolf Hitler, Idi Amin and Joseph Stalin.
of Copenhagen) offers a comprehensive study of the secret structures and departments operating virtually unnoticed in Soviet society, and specifically during Joseph Stalin's rule.
THE adored granddaughter of Soviet tyrant Joseph Stalin has died in Moscow, aged 69.
It banned rival political parties, smothered dissent, and, under dictator Joseph Stalin, murdered millions of people.
The drawn-out affair more nearly resembles the infamous show trials of Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin or the "struggle sessions" in Mao Zedong's Communist China.