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  Josef Stalin
When Stalin wasn't busy killing off large segments of his own population, he was dabbling in statecraft.
Stalin sent a telegram to Kurchatov after Potsdam, ordering him to rush their own atomic bomb program, which had been underway for years.
Stalin supported Mao's revolution in China, and put Kim Il Sung in charge of North Korea.
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  Stalin, Joseph Vissarionovich. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Stalin was arrested in 1913 and was exiled for life to N Siberia, where he remained until an amnesty was granted after the February Revolution of 1917.
Stalin maintained that his program of consolidating “socialism in one country” (i.e., Russia), although demanding immense sacrifice and discipline, would render the USSR immune to attacks by capitalist nations and would demonstrate the superiority of the socialist system.
Stalin’s paranoia during the last years of his life led to increased repression and persecution of his closest collaborators, reminiscent of the purges of the 1930s.
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 Joseph Stalin - Conservapedia
Stalin later re-named Stalingrad in honor of his victory, and was the same city of Germany's massive defeat in World War II.
Stalin fanned the fires of collectivization, claiming that peasants had been hording grain and that they needed to be controlled.
Stalin was caught off guard, and the Nazis blazed a path through the Ukraine and European Russia.
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 Joseph Stalin   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Stalin promised the crowd that the Soviet government would grant: "complete freedom for the Finnish people, and for other peoples of Russia, to arrange their own life!" Stalin's plan was to develop what he called "a voluntary and honest alliance" between Russia and the different national groups that lived within its borders.
Stalin was horrified to hear reports that the Red Army in the Ukraine had been in such a hurry to retreat that they had left behind their weapons and equipment.
Stalin came to the conclusion that, if he could prove that Zinoviev and Kamenev and other leaders of the opposition had shed the blood of Kirov, "the beloved son of the party", a member of the Politburo, he then would be justified in demanding blood for blood.
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 Harry Truman, Memoirs, Chapter 24
Stalin said that if we were not bored with the question of frontiers he would like to point out that the exact character of the Yalta decision was that we were bound to receive the opinion of the Polish government on the question of its western frontiers.
Stalin said the question to be settled was that of the frontier and not that of a temporary line.
Stalin remarked that the British proposals were based on the presumption that the term for the presence of Allied troops in Iran had expired.
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 Joseph Stalin - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia
Stalin's mother died from excessive bleeding of the vagina, due mainly to the wiriness of his Afro, and its strength; because of this we will never know whether Stalin's appearance was a genetic abnormality or a result of ex-marital relations of his mother.
Stalin was later buried in a Nu Rave coffin in a neon pink shroud.
Stalin was last seen as a drummer for Elvis sometimes in the seventies, and it is wildly believed that those two are working on a new album in the basements of the Kremlin.
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 Stalin's Legacy to Liberals - Transnational Institute
Regardless of who wrote the article or where it appeared, the thrust is the same: The number of Stalin's supporters is growing, and their dream is to rehabilitate the late dictator.
The point is that Stalin is discussed not in moral or historical terms, but from the standpoint of political expediency.
Under Stalin everyone knew for a certainty that the White terror was bad and that the Red terror was good.
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 John Callow
Yet Stalin, the orchestrator of the show trials, the creator of the gulags, the enemy of the peasantry and the warlord who partitioned half of Europe, was also the victorious generalissimo who broke nazi Germany and liberated the death camps.
To dismiss Stalin's abilities out of hand is surely as mistaken today as it was disastrous for Trotsky as war commissar in the early 1920s.
Thus, it was Stalin's talent for conspiracy, his ability to evade capture and his willingness to undertake daring bank raids in order to finance the Bolshevik cause that first drew him to the attention of Lenin.
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 Chapter 37
Stalin agreed that Poland, with revised boundaries, should have a representative government based on free elections-a pledge he soon broke.
Stalin agreed to attack Japan within 3 months after the collapse of Germany.
In late 1949, the Chinese Nationalist government of Generalissimo Jiang Jieshi was forced to flee the country to the island of Formosa (Taiwan) when the communists, led by Mao Zedong, swept over the country.
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 Nuclear Files: Library: Correspondence: Truman: Conversation: 1945-07-24
He said he had told Stalin that, after long experimentation, we had developed a new bomb far more destructive than any other known bomb, and that we planned to use it very soon unless Japan surrendered.
Stalin's only reply was to say that he was glad to hear of the bomb and he hoped we would use it."
The President said later that Stalin's reply indicated no especial interest and that the Genaralissimo did not seem to have any conception of what Truman was talking about.
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 The Churchhill Gang
Because Elliott had met Stalin in Tehran with his father in 1943, in late 1946, Gardner Cowless, publisher of LOOK magazine asked him to go to Moscow to interview Stalin.
Stalin rising from his chair, continued, "Well, I'll tell you why I have not invited her here.
Stalin took a few steps around the office, and almost in a rage roared, "They poisoned your father, of course, just as they have tried repeatedly to poison me."
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 Stalin's Legacy to Liberals - Transnational Institute   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Regardless of who wrote the article or where it appeared, the thrust is the same: The number of Stalin's supporters is growing, and their dream is to rehabilitate the late dictator.
The point is that Stalin is discussed not in moral or historical terms, but from the standpoint of political expediency.
Under Stalin everyone knew for a certainty that the White terror was bad and that the Red terror was good.
www.tni-archives.org /detail_page.phtml?page=archives_kagarlitsky_stalin   (697 words)

 The St. Petersburg Times - Opinion - Time To Calm Down About Stalin History
Regardless of who wrote the article or where it appeared, the thrust is the same: The number of Stalin's supporters is growing, and their dream is to rehabilitate the late dictator.
The point is that Stalin is discussed not in moral or historical terms, but from the standpoint of political expediency.
Under Stalin, everyone knew for a certainty that the White terror was bad and that the Red terror was good.
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 World War II: FDR, Truman, Churchill, Stalin Conferences Documents
The Big Three (Roosevelt, Churchill, and Stalin) stated that OVERLORD and the invasion of southern France would be the "supreme operations" in the west in 1944.
Stalin promised to attack in the east simultaneously with the cross-Channel invasion.
Stalin stated that the Soviet Union would enter the Pacific war after Germany was defeated.
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 Stalin's first wife softened his 'heart of stone'
London, May 7 : Generalissimo Joseph Stalin was madly in love with his first wife, Kato and was so heartbroken when she died, that his comrades took his weapon away fearing he might shoot himself.
Stalin loved her so dearly that he even agreed to a church wedding, though he was an atheist.
Stalin sobbed that "he couldn't manage to make her happy".
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 Dictator Stalin and Mr. Hyde
Stalin made no secret of his early association with the church, but he desperately tried to cover up his activities as a double agent in the Okhrana and czarist secret police.
Stalin’s strange refusal to respond to numerous warnings of the impending German invasion is explained by Hyde as a ploy to mollify the Nazis until the last possible hour in an effort to delay the invasion.
Stalin had the other two members of this troika, Vosnesensky and Kuznetsov, shot for some vague misdoing in the so-called “Leningrad affair.” For some time Kosygin was terrified that he too might be marked for extinction, as there was little difference between his activities and those of his executed comrades.
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 "The Current Digest of the Soviet Press"   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Stalin suffered a hemorrhage of the brain (left hemisphere) on the basis of hypertonia and arteriosclerosis.
Comrade Stalin devoted his life to the cause of liberating the working class and all working people from the oppression and bondage of the exploiters, the cause of freeing mankind from wars of extermination, the cause of the struggle for a free and happy life on earth for the working people.
Stalin came from the people and was always aware of his close ties with the people, the working class and toiling peasantry; he devoted all his mighty powers, his whole great genius to the people.
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 Germany's Little White House, What's On, Germany, Expatica   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Churchill and Stalin were early visitors at the villa in July, 1945.
Truman and Stalin were friendly initially, with the president evidently believing he could strike a deal with the Russian dictator, claims Mackay.
Years later he conceded he was "naive" at Potsdam, saying he'd been "an innocent idealist," and that Stalin was an "unconscionable Russian dictator." Truman's relations with Churchill were also bumpy.
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 Dismay over court moves to rehabilitate Stalin's butchers
The Russian military prosecutor is reviewing the case of Lavrenty Beria, one of Stalin's most notorious and depraved henchmen, who headed the Soviet police from 1938 to 1945.
Apart from being responsible for Stalin's Gulag for many years, Beria is remembered as an odious man who sent his staff to trawl the streets of Moscow and bring back teenage girls for his bed.
Of course Beria was not a British spy." Veterans of state security are clearly not happy that the executioners took all the blame while Stalin's political henchmen escaped responsibility and even, in the case of his successor, Khrushchev, became liberal icons.
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 Stalin in love - Times Online
Stalin was devoted to her, and she shared his revolutionary fervour.
Stalin the flirt, the boyfriend, even the husband, was sometimes tender and humorous.
When the girls’ parents were visiting, “Stalin sang a romantic song with such powerful emotion that all were enchanted, even though they could see he was rough and devoted to revolution”, recorded one of their cousins.
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 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal
The rank was historically given to a military officer leading an entire army or the entire armed forces, only subordinated to the Sovereign.
The contemporary use of "generalissimo", has in the English language come to refer to a military officer who has obtained political power by a military coup, or in some cases one who has suspended pre-existing constitutional mechanisms in order to retain power by means of a military hierarchy.
To the extent that "generalissimo" is used in an honorific or neutral sense, it is usually applied not to persons of rank comparable to their contemporaries (such as the five-star generals of the twentieth century U.
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 First wife softened Stalin's heart!- Hindustan Times
Generalissimo Joseph Stalin was madly in love with his first wife, Kato and was so heartbroken when she died, that his comrades took his weapon away fearing he might shoot himself.
But, Stalin nevertheless loved Kato dearly, always referring her as someone who “was very sweet and beautiful and always “melted” his heart.
Stalin threw himself into the grave with the coffin.
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 Magnum Search results for: Stalin Archives.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Joseph Stalin was leader of the Soviet Union for nearly 30 years.
Though he is now considered responsible for the deaths of millions of his own people through famine and purges, when his death was announced to the people of the Soviet Union on March 6, 1953, many wept.
A transit camp was located between the American and Soviet zones organised for refugees; political prisoners, POW's, STO's (Forced Labourers), displaced persons, returning from the Eastern front of Germany that had been liberated by the Soviet Army.
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 United Nations   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Marshal Stalin as a negotiator was the toughest proposition of all.
Stalin is treating Roosevelt and Churchill like dunces and it is only to be hoped that this sort of provocation will gradually make the pot boil over in the Western enemy camp.
Even Generalissimo Stalin, in his last talks with Harry Hopkins, acknowledged the world-wide interests and responsibilities of the United States and declared that our country has more reason to be a world power than any other.
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 Yalta Conference
The conference at Yalta attempted to deal with the fate of postwar Europe, specifically the borders of Poland where the war began six years before, and the fate of Japan, whose ongoing tenacity kept America at war after the fall of Germany.
Roosevelt, Churchill, and Stalin carved up much of the modern world and set into motion the creation of the foundation of the world's first real world government, the United Nations.
The establishment of order in Europe and the rebuilding of national economic life under the Marshall Plan were achieved by processes that enabled the liberated peoples to destroy the last vestiges of fascism and to create democratic institutions of their own choice.
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Stalin's Time is a time of grandeur of a person's labour and the grandeur of the nation.
Stalin always defended the principle of the dictatorship of the proletariat.
Stalin's Time is undoubtedly a time of the most important, the most significant period in the history of the Soviet nation.
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 Amnesty's Amnesia
After all, during Joseph Stalin's lifetime, still a recent memory, some 25 million people had been arrested in the Soviet Union, mostly arbitrarily, and placed in thousands of forced-labor camps and exile villages all over the country.
Thus Guantanamo is the gulag, President Bush is Generalissimo Stalin, and the United States, in Khan's words, is a "hyper-power" that "thumbs its nose at the rule of law and human rights" just like the Soviet Union.
Like Khan and Schulz, I am appalled by this administration's detention practices and interrogation policies, by the lack of a legal mechanism to judge the guilt of alleged terrorists, and by the absence of any outside investigation into reports of prison abuse.
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 Download The Stalin Subway
The Stalin Subway is a realistic first-person shooter which is set in Stalin's Moscow of fall 1952.
Iosif Stalin, the General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of USSR is now 72 years old.
A group of military officials of high rank decides that the Generalissimo is weak and the power can be taken away from him.
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 Generalissimo Stalin visits Berlin (1949) VideoSift
To me personally Stalin's dictatorial regime had much to do with pushing the USSR into the cold war, especially with his lack of cooperation with the allied powers during and after World War 2 and his relentless push into more areas of the west via armed intursion.
By the time he was gone the mechanism for the cold war was in place, at that point the regime could not peruse a course of peace when armed build up meant that America was engaged in the cold war.
Stalin's cruelty extended even to his own family, he drove his son to suicide, when he survived his attempt Stalin remarked that he couldn't even do that properly.
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 Stalin's Heroes   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Behind the hills near the canal, tens of thousands of real builders, Stalin's political enemies, were dying of cold, disease and exhaustion in barracks.
But the Soviet Union was the only place where Stalin, an inborn red-tapist, a Georgian, materialized to cater to the consecration of heroes by decorating them with orders on behalf of the presidium of the Soviet parliament.
He also knew Stalin publicly had said "Chkalov's life is more precious than any plane." So he informed Stalin before the flight that this experimental plane had 48 dangerous defects, but Stalin did not cancel it.
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