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Synonyms for 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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Why, the Russian President asked, should there be no statues of Stalin? There were statues of Oliver Cromwell in Britain, he pointed out, adding: "Cromwell is just as much of a bloody dictator as was Stalin.
As it was reported on Tuesday, July 30, the most famous monument to Stalin, which had been dismantled in the central square
The post was held by his father Stalin for 35 years.
In this thick tome, The Allies: Roosevelt, Churchill, Stalin, and the Unlikely Alliance that Won World War II, Groom draws together the histories of the three most influential and powerful men of their time: President Franklin Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin.
Fabien Nury and Thierry Robin, The Death of Stalin. 120 pp.
Stalin: Waiting for Hitler, 1929-1941, by Stephen Kotkin.
Stalin was virtually anointed as his political heir by the late leader M.
Chennai: M K Stalin was elected unopposed as president of the DMK today, heralding a new era in Tamil Nadu's opposition party that was led by his father, the late M Karunanidhi, for nearly five decades.
Top leaders of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam yesterday made it clear that they and the party were solidly behind its working president M K Stalin, whose father and former Tamil Nadu chief minister M Karunanidhi died last week.
Joseph Stalin was the dictator of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) from 1929 to 1953.
This book, aimed at a popular audience, describes Stalin's death agony and outlines the familiar official campaign against Soviet Jews of 1948-1953.
But of course, as Armando Iannucci's "The Death of Stalin" illustrates, many of history's monsters weren't nearly as imposing as their reputations.
Widely considered one of the 20th century's most significant figures, Stalin established the Soviet Union as a major world power.