Aug 8, 2018
Stalin's Great Terror took place in the 1930s, with its most
bloodthirsty peak in 1937. Two years later, Nazi Germany would
invade Poland and the Second World War would begin.
But before the storm of war, there was a most remarkable peace treaty.
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Jul 11, 2018
After the death of Kirov, Stalin would turn his wrath towards
the Old Bolsheviks that remained as key revolutionary figures in
his own right. His fellow Communists could remember a time when
Stalin was not Lenin's divinely appointed successor; and for that,
they had to be destroyed.
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Jun 25, 2018
In the early 1930s, two mysterious (at the time) deaths occurred
to people who were close to Stalin as he consolidated power as the
supreme leader of the USSR.
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Jun 13, 2018
After consolidating power over his Bolshevik rivals, Stalin
dispensed with Lenin's pseudo-capitalist NEP and replaced it with
the top-down bureaucratic nightmare that was the Five-Year
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