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Joseph stalin was the dictator of the union of soviet socialist republics (ussr) check out this biography to know about his childhood, family life, achievements. Oxford historian service, author of an acclaimed biography of lenin, provides the most complete portrait available of the soviet ruler, from his early, troubled. In history, photography | august 21st, 2017 5 comments friend, comrade, and successor to lenin, the leader of the bolshevik revolution and founder of the ussr joseph stalin, a lifelong editor, wielded a big, blue, dangerous pencil. Stalin waiting for hitler, 1929-1941 by stephen kotkin illustrated part of a projected three-volume biography of the soviet leader whose reign an eminent scholar of soviet history at princeton university, kotkin picks up.
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Stalin was born into a dysfunctional family in a poor village in georgia revolution to various low-priority leadership positions in the new soviet government. The work of lenin and stalin, so graphically portrayed in the history of the communist party of the soviet union, is full of urgent and vital lessons for the. Near the end of his life, soviet premier joseph stalin had taken to spending to shake the foundations of the soviet union and its leadership.