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  Stalin
Stalin's rule molded the features that characterized the Soviet regime from the era of his rule to its collapse in 1991 — though Maoists, anti-revisionists and some others say he was actually the last legitimate socialist leader in the Soviet Union's history.
Joseph Stalin was born Iosif Vissarionovich Djugashvili in Gori, Georgia, to Vissarion Jughashvili and Ekaterina Geladze.
Following the February Revolution, Stalin and the editorial board took a position in favor of supporting Kerensky's provisional government and, it is alleged, went to the extent of declining to publish Lenin's articles arguing for the provisional government to be overthrown.
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  Bambooweb: Joseph Stalin
Stalin's involvement with the socialist movement began at seminary school, from which he was expelled in 1899 after failing to appear at scheduled examinations.
Stalin's role in the fortunes of the Russian Orthodox Church is complex.
Stalin consolidated near-absolute power in the 1930s with the Great Purge against his suspected political and ideological opponents, culminating in the extermination of the majority of the original Bolshevik Central Committee, and over half of the largely pliant delegates of the 17th Party Congress in January 1934.
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  Joseph Stalin - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
Stalin's cult of personality, his concentration of power and the means of its execution has led to a common characterization of him as a dictator and to an opinion that he was personally responsible, directly or indirectly, via his policies, for millions or tens of millions of deaths and unjust imprisonments in the Soviet Union.
Stalin and his supporters, in his own time and since, have highlighted the notion that socialism can be built and consolidated in just one country, even one as underdeveloped as Russia was during the 1920s, and indeed that this might be the only means in which it could be built in a hostile environment.
While Stalin's social and economic policies laid the foundations for the USSR's emergence as a superpower, the harshness in which he conducted Soviet affairs was subsequently repudiated by his successors in the Communist Party leadership, notably the denunciation of Stalinism by Nikita Khrushchev in February 1956.
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 Iosef Stalin, Dictator of the Month, October, 2004
Stalin is also reported to have used at least a dozen other names for the purpose of secret communications, but for obvious reasons most of them remain unknown.
Stalin consolidated near-absolute power in the 1930s with the Great Purge against his suspected political and ideological opponents, culminating in the extermination of the majority of the original Bolshevik Central Committee, and over half of the largely pliant delegates of the 17th Party Congress in January 1934.
Stalin's friends in Western Europe explained Soviet consolidation of power in the region as a necessary step to protect itself by ensuring that it was surrounded by countries with friendly governments, to act as a buffer against any future invaders, a reversal of inter-war western hopes for a sympathetic Eastern European cordon sanitaire against Communism.
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 Josef Stalin
As a young man, Iosif Vissarionovich Djugashvili joined the Marxists in their bid to seize power and overthrow the Russian Tsar.
Suddenly, Vladimir Lenin was in charge with Stalin as a member of his cabinet.
Stalin supported Mao's revolution in China, and put Kim Il Sung in charge of North Korea.
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 Joseph Stalin killer file
Stalin views the war against Germany as a conflict "between two groups of capitalist countries", saying there is "nothing wrong in their having a good fight and weakening each other".
Stalin is named 'Time' magazine's man of the year for 1939 for switching the balance of power in Europe by signing the nonaggression pact with Hitler, a decision that is described as "world-shattering".
Stalin is aware of the rape and looting, but does nothing to prevent it until 20 April, when he issues an order calling on his troops "to change their attitudes towards Germans...
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 Soviet-Empire.com - Stalin, Joseph Vissarionovich
Stalin, whose original name was Iosif Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili, was born on Dec. 21, 1879 (all dates in New Style), in the Caucasian town of Gori, Georgia.
Stalin was also careful to back the most popular solutions to the many problems hotly debated in the 1920's, including Lenin's principles of one-party government and internal party unity, the restoration of normal diplomatic relations, and moderate policies for the development of Soviet industry and agriculture.
Stalin's method of personal rule was replaced by group rule and more orderly processes of government, the terror apparatus was largely dismantled, the economy was notably modernized, and foreign policy was conducted with much greater diplomatic initiative and flexibility.
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 STALIN, Iosif Vissarionovich - Archontology.org
In 1939 Stalin and Vyacheslav Molotov concluded the non-aggression pact with the Nazi Germany.
Stalin actively took part in elaboration of military operations and proved to be able negotiator in the Allied meetings.
In March 1946, the Soviet political structure was slightly changed and Stalin assumed the new office of the chairman of USSR Council of Ministers (19 Mar 1946 - 5 Mar 1953) and minister of the armed forces (19 Mar 1946 - 3 Mar 1947).
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 Joseph Stalin. Joseph, Biography, Life of, Joseph Stalin propaganda
On the 21st December 1879 in Gori, Georgia, Joseph Joseph Stalin was born Iosif Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili.
Joseph Stalin first met Lenin in 1905 as he acted as the delegate from the Caucasus to the first national conference of the Russian Social Democrats, in Tammerfors, Finland.
Joseph Stalin was pronounced dead on 5 March 1953, after collapsing four days earlier at his country house outside Moscow, it is declared the cause of death is a cerebral haemorrhage.
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 The History Channel - Stalin
Stalin is one of the dominating personalities of the twentieth century.
Born Iosif Vissarionovich Dzugashvili in Georgia in 1879 to a peasant family, he attended a church school from 1888-94, winning a scholarship to Tbilisi Theological Seminary where he began training to be a priest.
Stalin introduced the policy of rapid industrialisation in the 1930s, with a large degree of success, but his policy of forced collectivisation caused millions of deaths through starvation, and his campaign of political terror and used of labour camps also killed millions of his own people.
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 Josef Stalin information - Search.com
Stalin's involvement with the socialist movement (or, to be more exact, the branch of it that later became the communist movement) began at the seminary.
Stalin and Zhukov on the tribune of Lenin's Mausoleum.
Stalin and his supporters, in his own time and since, have highlighted the notion that socialism can be built and consolidated in just one country, even one as underdeveloped as Russia was during the 1920s, and indeed that this might be the only means in which it could be built in a hostile environment.
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Stalin's biography was long obscured by a mendacious Soviet-propagated "legend" exaggerating his prowess as a heroic Bolshevik boy-conspirator and faithful follower of Lenin, the founder of the Soviet Union.
Stalin's chief ideological hatchet man, Andrey Zhdanov, a secretary of the Central Committee, began a reign of terror in the Soviet artistic and intellectual world; foreign achievements were derided, and the primacy of Russians as inventors and pioneers in practically every field was asserted.
Stalin was the first to recognize the potential of bureaucratic power, while the other Bolshevik leaders still feared their revolution being betrayed by a military man. Stalin's political ability went beyond tactics, as he was able to channel massive social forces both to meet his economic goals and to expand his personal power.
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  CNN Cold War - Profile: Joseph Stalin   (Site not responding. Last check: )
As ruler of the U.S.S.R. from 1929 to 1953, Joseph Stalin was in charge of Soviet policies during the early phase of the Cold War.
Born Iosif Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili on December 21, 1879, he adopted the name Stalin, which means "Man of Steel," while still a young revolutionary.
Stalin first rose to power in 1922 as secretary general of the Communist Party.
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Stalin was in charge of Soviet policies during the early phase of the Cold War.
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Another event that helped Stalin's rise was the fact that Trotsky came out against publication of Lenin's Testament in which he pointed out the strengths and weaknesses of Stalin and Trotsky and the other main players, and suggested that he be succeeded by a small group of people.
Stalin and Zhukov on the tribune of Lenin's Mausoleum.
Stalin and his supporters, in his own time and since, have highlighted the notion that socialism can be built and consolidated in just one country, even one as underdeveloped as Russia was during the 1920s, and indeed that this might be the only means in which it could be built in a hostile environment.
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 BBC - History - Joseph Stalin (1879 - 1953)
Iosif Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili was born on 18 December 1879 in Gori, Georgia, which was then part of the Russian empire.
Stalin was not one of the decisive players in the Bolshevik seizure of power in 1917, but he soon rose through the ranks of the party.
Moreover, the population suffered immensely during the Great Terror of the 1930s, during which Stalin purged the party of 'enemies of the people', resulting in the execution of thousands and the exile of millions to the gulag system of slave labour camps.
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 Josef Stalin information - Search.com
Stalin's rule had long lasting effects on the features that characterized the Soviet regime from the era of his rule to its collapse in 1991 — though Maoists, anti-revisionists and some others say he was actually the last legitimate socialist leader in the Soviet Union's history.
Josef Stalin was born Iosif Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili in Gori, Georgia, Russian Empire to a cobbler, Vissarion Dzhugashvili and Ekaterina Geladze, but adopted the name Stalin, which is derived from the Russian phrase for "man of steel", in 1913.
Stalin and Zhukov on the tribune of Lenin's Mausoleum.
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 Josef Stalin - Biography
He was born Iosif Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili, in Gori, which is now in the Republic of Georgia, in 1879, but in 1910 adopted the pseudonym Josef Stalin, Staling meaning "a man of steel." Both his parents were Georgian peasants neither of whom spoke Russian.
Stalin however was forced to learn the language of instruction during his school life at the Gori church school which he attended between 1888 until 1894.
Suposedly the best pupil in the school, "Soso" as his friends referred to him earned a full scholarship to the Tbilisi Theological Seminary and later became leader of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR).
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Stalin is Russian for steel, and he ruthlessly converted the Soviet Union into a totalitarian military industrial complex.
Iosif Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili was born in Georgia on December 9 (by the calendar then in use, December 21 by the Gregorian calendar).
Joe Stalin embodied the darkness which he was born in, Jesus brought light to end the darkness which we were in when he was born.
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 CNN Cold War - Profile: Joseph Stalin
As ruler of the U.S.S.R. from 1929 to 1953, Joseph Stalin was in charge of Soviet policies during the early phase of the Cold War.
Born Iosif Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili on December 21, 1879, he adopted the name Stalin, which means "Man of Steel," while still a young revolutionary.
Stalin said later to Milovan Djilas, a leading Yugoslav communist, "Whoever occupies a territory also imposes his own social system." He believed that the Americans and the British "imperialism" would clash and eventually "socialism" would triumph.
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 Dogpile - Shopping Search: Joseph Stalin
Joseph Stalin, alternatively transliterated Josef Stalin, was the de facto leader and dictator of the...
Stalin was the supreme ruler of the Soviet Union for a quarter of a century.
Stalin was the dictator of the Soviet Union for nearly a quarter of a century.
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In 1903 he joins the Bolshevik party and throught the party connections he is able to meet Vladimir Lenin.  In 1912, Lenin appoints Stalin to the "Central Committee" of their party, a leader of the underground Bolshevik network and on the editoral board of [Pravda].
Stalin meets with Churchill and Roosevelt to discuss their move against Hitler.  At the Yalta conference, it is decided that the Soveits will get the eastern half of Poland and the Soviet army takes [Berlin] in May 1945.
Though Stalin was a ruthless killer, thousands came to see him in lie in state.  He was embalmed and laid beside Lenin in the Lenin mausoleum on the Red Square in Moscow.
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 TermPapers-TermPapers.com - Stalin
Stalin (1879-1953) Iosif Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili was born on December 21, 1879, in the village of Gori, Georgia.
Stalin won a free scholarship in 1894 to the Orthodox Russian theological seminary at Tiflis to be educated for priesthood.
In 1908 Stalin was sentenced to another two years of exile--he escaped from this exile in the middle of 1909, and was re-arrested in March of 1910.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Joseph Stalin
Stalin's rule had long-lasting effects on the features that characterized the Soviet state from the era of his rule to its collapse in 1991—though Maoists, anti-revisionists and some others say he was actually the last legitimate Socialist leader in the Soviet Union's history.
Joseph Stalin was born Iosif Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili in Gori, Georgia, Russian Empire to Vissarion Dzhugashvili and Ekaterina Geladze.
Stalin decided to intervene, and on September 17 the Red Army entered eastern Poland and occupied the territory assigned to it by the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact.
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 Iosif (Joseph) Stalin
Stalin's involvement with the socialist movement (or, to be more exact, the branch of it that would later grow into the communist movement) began at seminary school, from which he was expelled in 1899 after failing to appear at scheduled examinations.
Following the February Revolution, Stalin and the editorial board took a position in favour of supporting Kerensky's provisional government and, it is alleged, went to the extent of declining to publish Lenin's articles arguing for the provisional government to be overthrown.
Stalin had not expected this — at the very least, he had not expected an invasion to come so soon — and the Soviet Union was largely unprepared for this invasion.
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 HIS 242 Stalin CTE
Stalin (Iosif Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili, Иосиф Виссарионович Джугашвили, იოსებ ჯუღაშვილი, 6/18 December 1879-5 March 1953, aka "Koba" or "Uncle Joe") stands alone with Adolf Hitler as one of the greatest killers in world history, "one of the most powerful and murderous dictators in human history." He certainly left his mark on Russian history.
Then there is the fact of Stalin's non-aggression pact with Hitler in August 1939 that allowed the start of World War II and eventually the German invasion of the USSR, leading to some 50 million dead Soviet citizens.
Stalin had had plenty of warnings about the intended German invasion, including information from: Richard Sorge, a Soviet spy in Japan; Winston Churchill, the British Prime Minister, who contacted Stalin in April 1941; and, finally, a German deserter who warned on 21 June 1941 that the invasion would begin the next day.
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He was born Iosif Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili on December 21, 1879 in Gori, Georgia.
Although neither of them spoke Russian, Stalin was forced to learn it because it was the language of instruction at the Gori church school that he attended in 1888-94.
Stalin began his career in the Social-Democratic party in 1899 as a propagandist among Tbilisi railroad workers.
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 Joseph Stalin Biography and Summary
The Soviet statesman Joseph Stalin (1879-1953) was the supreme ruler of the Soviet Union and the leader of world communism for almost 30 years.
Joseph Stalin was the dictator of the Soviet Union from 1929 to 1953.
Stalin, Joseph HEAD OF STATE OF THE SOVIET UNION 1879–1953 Joseph Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili was born December 21, 1879, to a peasant family in Georgia.
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