Through a brutal and seemingly unceasing internecine struggle for power, Joseph Stalin
, as he came to be known, rose to lead the Soviet Union into the promise of a great future.
Stalin" is not a nickname, it is his given name 6 ironically, he was born on March 1, 1953, just four days prior to the death of his namesake, Joseph Stalin
In Georgia there are more people respecting Joseph Stalin
than in the other South Caucasus countries.
Such regeneration came, improbably, with the rise of Joseph Stalin
MOSKOVA (CyHAN)- Joseph Stalin
and other Soviet leaders of that time deserve the harshest appraisal for "waging war against their own nation," Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Tuesday.
That includes facing centuries of Muslim rule, Crusades, and brutal social engineering by secular tyrants like Peter the Great or Joseph Stalin
There were even England flags alongside a picture of Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin
that were sold in the market.
1922: Joseph Stalin
was appointed the first general secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.
By contrast, our Russian comrades have been getting the kind of 'tough love' Joseph Stalin
might have approved of, with finance minister Alexei Kudrin urging his countrymen to drink and smoke as much as possible to revive the ailing economy.
Using stealth that the tyrant himself would have been proud of, council staff and police secretly removed a 20ft statue of Joseph Stalin
from the main square in his native town.
In the controversial photo-series "Potency," Kleivan's daughter Faustina, then a few months old, depicted such infamous personalities as Joseph Stalin
, Benito Mussolini, Saddam Hussein, Ayatollah Khomeini, Chairman Mao, Idi Amin, Augusto Pinochet, Slobodan Milosevic, and Adolf Hitler.
The UK's left also had a soft spot for Joseph Stalin