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#Stalin

# stalin - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Today marks 100 years since the communist revolution in Russia Rise Of The Bolsheviks This post contains videos

Today marks 100 years since the communist revolution in Russia

The event is perhaps one of the most transformative of the 20th century.

# stalin - Saturday 18 March, 2017

On its centenary, these were the five key events of the Russian revolution

The abdication of Tsar Nicholas II in 1917 led to a Bolshevik revolution, the rise of Lenin and Stalin, and the eventual establishment of the Soviet Union.

# stalin - Sunday 1 March, 2015

'Like Stalin' ... GPs union compares Varadkar to murderous Soviet dictator

It’s over the Minister’s stance on negotiations on a new GP contract.

# stalin - Friday 16 January, 2015

Newspaper allowed to call Joseph Stalin a "bloodthirsty cannibal"

The application was rejected as “manifestly ill-founded” and the case declared inadmissible.

# stalin - Saturday 10 May, 2014

Lenin, Stalin and 'The Myth of the Beloved Leader'

New exhibition in Russia shows how the two former leaders used the cult of personality to their advantage.

# stalin - Sunday 26 May, 2013

Russian politician gets abuse after comparing Stalin police to Nazis

The liberal politician has received strong criticism from some commentators unwilling to come to terms with the crimes of the Stalin era.

# stalin - Sunday 10 March, 2013

Descendants of Stalin officials bear witness to his 'mission'

Theatrical show in a Moscow human rights’ museum is shedding light on those who imposed the brutal will of the Russian dictator.

# stalin - Saturday 2 February, 2013

Russia remembers Stalingrad 70 years on Stalingrad This post contains images

Russia remembers Stalingrad 70 years on

Today Russia marks the 70th anniversary of a brutal battle in which the Red Army defeated Nazi forces and changed the course of World War II.

# stalin - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

Pussy Riot trial: singer compares prosecution to Stalin-era repression Russia This post contains videos

Pussy Riot trial: singer compares prosecution to Stalin-era repression

Band’s final statement before verdict delivered amid high-profile calls for leniency.

# stalin - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

Stalin's daughter who defected to the US dies aged 85

Lana Peters, as she became known, defected to the US in 1967 at the height of Cold War tensions.

# stalin - Monday 6 June, 2011

From The Daily Edge Scholar compares Papa Smurf to Stalin, calls Smurfs racists Smurfs This post contains videos

Scholar compares Papa Smurf to Stalin, calls Smurfs racists

A French academic is coming under fire for suggesting that that Smurfette and co are anti-semitic Nazis.

# stalin - Friday 22 April, 2011

Stalin's brain illness may have caused him to be more brutal

A new diary uncovers some fascinating insights into the Soviet dictator Josef Stalin in the months leading up to his death in 1953.