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# stalin - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Today marks 100 years since the communist revolution in Russia
# Rise Of The Bolsheviks
# Rise Of The Bolsheviks

Today marks 100 years since the communist revolution in Russia

Nov 7th 2017, 6:10 AM 8,849 Views 65 Comments

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
# Red Storm Rising
# Red Storm Rising

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

Mar 18th 2017, 10:30 AM 15,665 Views 43 Comments

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
# A Little Harsh?
# A Little Harsh?

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

Mar 1st 2015, 2:54 PM 11,547 Views 49 Comments

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"
# Stalin
# Stalin

Newspaper allowed to call Joseph Stalin a "bloodthirsty cannibal"

Jan 16th 2015, 1:07 PM 15,948 Views 45 Comments

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'
# Creating The Cult
# Creating The Cult

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

May 10th 2014, 10:15 AM 10,794 Views 68 Comments

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
# OLD WOUNDS
# OLD WOUNDS

Russian politician gets abuse after comparing Stalin police to Nazis

May 26th 2013, 12:00 PM 5,305 Views 17 Comments

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'
# Russia
# Russia

Descendants of Stalin officials bear witness to his 'mission'

Mar 10th 2013, 7:45 AM 5,752 Views 30 Comments

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
# Stalingrad

Russia remembers Stalingrad 70 years on

Feb 2nd 2013, 3:32 PM 7,990 Views 32 Comments

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
# Russia

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

Aug 8th 2012, 12:42 PM 5,778 Views 9 Comments

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
# Stalin
# Stalin

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

Nov 29th 2011, 11:53 AM 1,988 Views 0 Comments

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

# stalin - Monday 6 June, 2011

Scholar compares Papa Smurf to Stalin, calls Smurfs racists
# Smurfs
From The Daily Edge
# Smurfs

Scholar compares Papa Smurf to Stalin, calls Smurfs racists

Jun 6th 2011, 2:15 PM 964 Views 2 Comments

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
# Stalin
# Stalin

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

Apr 22nd 2011, 2:12 PM 3,070 Views 0 Comments

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