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Adelaide Now
'Death of Stalin' falls flat in RussiaIannucci has won critical praise in Britain for his latest film - a darkly comi
Adelaide Now / Posted 9 hours ago
Iannucci has won critical praise in Britain for his latest film - a darkly comic look at the power struggle to succeed Joseph Stalin - but in Russia not all politicians share the joke. The Death of Stalin, which stars Steve Buscemi, Jeffrey... Read more
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Weekly Times
'Death of Stalin' falls flat in RussiaIannucci has won critical praise in Britain for his latest film - a darkly comi
Weekly Times / Posted 9 hours ago
Iannucci has won critical praise in Britain for his latest film - a darkly comic look at the power struggle to succeed Joseph Stalin - but in Russia not all politicians share the joke. The Death of Stalin, which stars Steve Buscemi, Jeffrey... Read more
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The Courier Mail
'Death of Stalin' falls flat in RussiaIannucci has won critical praise in Britain for his latest film - a darkly comi
The Courier Mail / Posted 9 hours ago
Iannucci has won critical praise in Britain for his latest film - a darkly comic look at the power struggle to succeed Joseph Stalin - but in Russia not all politicians share the joke. The Death of Stalin, which stars Steve Buscemi, Jeffrey... Read more
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News.com.au
‘Death of Stalin’ falls flat in RussiaIannucci has won critical praise in Britain for his latest film - a darkly comi
News.com.au / Posted 9 hours ago
Iannucci has won critical praise in Britain for his latest film - a darkly comic look at the power struggle to succeed Joseph Stalin - but in Russia not all politicians share the joke. The Death of Stalin, which stars Steve Buscemi, Jeffrey... Read more
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The North West Star
The many, many times the world has come close to doomsdayarsenals"). But surely the world has been this close to the abyss before? 1948
The North West Star / Posted 2 days ago
arsenals"). But surely the world has been this close to the abyss before? 1948: SEVEN MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin at his desk in the Kremlin, Moscow. Photo: AP Three years after the end of World War II, Soviet dictator... Read more
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The Manila Times
Rhetorical swaggering and the nuclear arms racethe perils of nuclear warfare. As the policy recommendation of the report was
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
the perils of nuclear warfare. As the policy recommendation of the report was being discussed, the Soviet Union’s Premier Joseph Stalin died in March 1953. General Charles Douglas Jackson, Eisenhower’s special assistant on psychological warfare... Read more
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The Hill
Democracy is dead and buried in Venezuelafraudulent. So, if you still believe the Venezuelan electoral council’s result
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
fraudulent. So, if you still believe the Venezuelan electoral council’s results, I have a bridge in Brooklyn to sell you. Joseph Stalin famously said, “It’s not the people who vote that count, it’s the people who count the votes.” This electoral... Read more
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Daily Mail
How Hitler, Mussolini, Lenin and Chairman Mao used photo editingas one of the most famous wartime images. But the image was actually doctored t
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
as one of the most famous wartime images. But the image was actually doctored to protect the soldier from the wrath of Joseph Stalin. No smoke without fire: Winston Churchill making his famous two-fingered salute in the 1940s. Also famous is... Read more
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CBC.ca
Mikhail Gorbachev helped end Cold War but remains reviled in Putin's Russiaonly preach: that is, that force and violence should be used only with extreme
CBC.ca / Posted 3 days ago
only preach: that is, that force and violence should be used only with extreme reluctance and in the last resort. Joseph Stalin, shown in 1936, looms large over modern Russian history. While Gorbachev's grandfathers were imprisoned during... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
International Spy Museum receives new acquisitions SECRETS REVEALEDhis compound outside Mexico City in 1940. The assassin was Ramon Mercader, a co
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 3 days ago
his compound outside Mexico City in 1940. The assassin was Ramon Mercader, a communist and suspected agent of Soviet leader Joseph Stalin who was jailed for years in Mexico. A man who operated a teaching museum within the Mexican police checked out... Read more
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Breitbart
Scarborough: Trump Is ‘Channeling Chairman Mao and Joseph Stalin’ With Media AttacksDonald Trump’s criticisms of the press to the acts of Chinese communist revolut
Breitbart / Posted 6 days ago
Donald Trump’s criticisms of the press to the acts of Chinese communist revolutionary Mao Zedong and Soviet revolutionary Joseph Stalin, both of whom were responsible for mass atrocities. Scarborough said, “Of all the things, the shocking things,... Read more
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The Hill
Scarborough: Trump 'channeling Chairman Mao and Joseph Stalin' when he attacks pressmedia. "Of all the things — the shocking things the president has said, and he
The Hill / Posted 6 days ago
media. "Of all the things — the shocking things the president has said, and he's said so many, channeling Chairman Mao and Joseph Stalin by calling the media 'enemy of the people,'" Scarborough said on MSBC's "Morning Joe." "Saying that First... Read more
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Boston Globe
Dr. Paul Dratch, longtime Mount Auburn radiologist with a gift for humor, dies at 78’40s,” his brother said, “and he would know the primary actors and secondary ac
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
’40s,” his brother said, “and he would know the primary actors and secondary actors.” A biography of former Soviet leader Joseph Stalin that stretched for nearly 800 pages might be ideal summer reading for Dr. Dratch, but “at the same time, he... Read more
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Daily Mirror
UK's biggest reading fails including thinking Shakespeare play is set in Magalufby ebookers.com. Nearly half (46%) of us knew that the character of Napoleon i
Daily Mirror / Posted 7 days ago
by ebookers.com. Nearly half (46%) of us knew that the character of Napoleon in George Orwell’s Animal Farm represented Joseph Stalin - while 7% believed he was a symbol for Keyser Soze, the fictional villain from the film The Usual... Read more
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BBC News
What is Donald Trump's IQ?John Quincy Adams was the most intelligent of all presidents. Image caption Win
BBC News / Posted 7 days ago
John Quincy Adams was the most intelligent of all presidents. Image caption Winston Churchill, Franklin D Roosevelt, and Joseph Stalin at Yalta in 1945 Dr Perry also says some presidents have undeserved reputations. "Gerald Ford was viewed as... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Top 50 derbies in the world 40-31: Soviet-era beefs, south-coast foes and moreso when the four Starostin brothers - Spartak's key men - were arrested after b
Daily Mirror / Posted 8 days ago
so when the four Starostin brothers - Spartak's key men - were arrested after being accused of plotting to assassinate Joseph Stalin, it only added fuel to the fire. Nikolai Starostin was able to return from the Siberian gulag on one piece,... Read more
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The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Lingnan Professor discusses distinctions between different totalitarian statesZaslavsky’s. “The main difference between the two is that [Arendt] believed to
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian / Posted 8 days ago
Zaslavsky’s. “The main difference between the two is that [Arendt] believed totalitarianism died in 1953 with the death of Joseph Stalin, but Victor believed that after Stalin died the regime morphed into another form of totalitarianism,” said... Read more
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Business Standard India
1949: The Sino-American faultlineRepresentative Walter Judd, Gen. Douglas MacArthur, Generalissimo Chiang Kai-sh
Business Standard India / Posted 9 days ago
Representative Walter Judd, Gen. Douglas MacArthur, Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek, Madame Chiang Kai-shek, Mao Zedong and Joseph Stalin, with the United States secretary of state, Dean Acheson — whose foppish handlebar moustache was described as... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
A Perplexing San Francisco Symphony Concert. Categorythe third and fourth as well. As for the second movement, well, Shostakovich ac
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 10 days ago
the third and fourth as well. As for the second movement, well, Shostakovich acknowledged that it’s a musical portrait of Joseph Stalin, who died shortly before this symphony was written. It’s a mad, furious scherzo, full of unrelenting savagery.... Read more
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Philly.com
Here's what fake Russian Facebook posts during the election looked like9/11 mastermind Osama bin Laden and referring to her as a “lying murderer and c
Philly.com / Posted 12 days ago
9/11 mastermind Osama bin Laden and referring to her as a “lying murderer and criminal.” Another showed Clinton next to Joseph Stalin, Fidel Castro, Adolph Hitler, and Barack Obama alongside a message about gun control. Others refer to Clinton... Read more
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Philly.com
Here's what fake Russian Facebook posts during the election looked likeLaden while referring to her as a “lying murderer and criminal.” Another featu
Philly.com / Posted 12 days ago
Laden while referring to her as a “lying murderer and criminal.” Another featured Clinton pictured next to Adolph Hitler, Joseph Stalin and Raul Castro, alongside a message about gun control. Others refer to Clinton as “pure evil” and show her... Read more
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EuroNews
Nobel Peace Prize: a history of controversial laureatesinventor who made his fortune selling firearms. Both Benito Mussolini and Adol
EuroNews / Posted 12 days ago
inventor who made his fortune selling firearms. Both Benito Mussolini and Adolf Hitler were nominated in 1939, while Joseph Stalin was put forward for the prize in 1945 and 1948. And even some of those who have gone on to win the award have... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Perspective: Rocket Man knows better38 years old — a willful, pugnacious, wet-behind-the-ears dictator, not unlike
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
38 years old — a willful, pugnacious, wet-behind-the-ears dictator, not unlike his grandson today. In secret meetings with Joseph Stalin before the invasion, Kim delivered wildly enthusiastic and laughably wrongheaded analyses of how the war would... Read more
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Philly.com
Who will win the Nobel Peace Prize?nominators can throw anyone’s name into the ring, and they do. In years past, N
Philly.com / Posted 13 days ago
nominators can throw anyone’s name into the ring, and they do. In years past, Nazi leader Adolf Hitler and Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin both received a nod. Of course, Trump and Putin are very long shots. The Peace Research Institute Oslo, an... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Jeromy Farkas, Chris Davis hear citizen anger and vow to shake up city hallby the Soviets. Farkas says one of the men in his family was a welder and help
Calgary Sun / Posted 13 days ago
by the Soviets. Farkas says one of the men in his family was a welder and helped demolish a statue of Soviet henchman Joseph Stalin. Only the boots remained. Such an event inspires Farkas. “They always say you can’t fight city hall. We’re... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
End Nigh for Mugabe and Zanua committed Marxist-Leninist leader, he has maintained rigid control over Zanu-
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
a committed Marxist-Leninist leader, he has maintained rigid control over Zanu-PF and regularly redefined the party with Joseph Stalin like zeal and North Korean efficiency, through the humiliating expulsions of high-ranking colleagues. Just as... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
The end is near for Mugabe, Zanu PFa committed Marxist-Leninist leader, he has maintained rigid control over Zanu-
New Zimbabwe / Posted 15 days ago
a committed Marxist-Leninist leader, he has maintained rigid control over Zanu-PF and regularly redefined the party with Joseph Stalin like zeal and North Korean efficiency, through the humiliating expulsions of high-ranking colleagues. Just as... Read more
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WA Today
Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny gets 20 days in jail, calls it a 'birthday present' for Putinreturning to the presidency in 2012. New legislation has extended the president
WA Today / Posted 16 days ago
returning to the presidency in 2012. New legislation has extended the presidential term to six years. Last month, Putin became the longest-serving leader in the Kremlin since Joseph Stalin, quietly surpassing Leonid Brezhnev's 6,601 days in of... Read more
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The Age
Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny gets 20 days in jail, calls it a 'birthday present' for Putinreturning to the presidency in 2012. New legislation has extended the president
The Age / Posted 16 days ago
returning to the presidency in 2012. New legislation has extended the presidential term to six years. Last month, Putin became the longest-serving leader in the Kremlin since Joseph Stalin, quietly surpassing Leonid Brezhnev's 6,601 days in of... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny gets 20 days in jail, calls it a 'birthday present' for Putinreturning to the presidency in 2012. New legislation has extended the president
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 16 days ago
returning to the presidency in 2012. New legislation has extended the presidential term to six years. Last month, Putin became the longest-serving leader in the Kremlin since Joseph Stalin, quietly surpassing Leonid Brezhnev's 6,601 days in of... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Video preview: films not to miss at the cinema in October 2017cast in comedy-drama directed by Armando Iannucci which chronicles the Soviet p
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 16 days ago
cast in comedy-drama directed by Armando Iannucci which chronicles the Soviet power struggles occasioned by the death of Joseph Stalin in 1953. Thor: Ragnarok (October 24) — Imprisoned, the mighty Thor, again played by Chris Hemsworth, finds... Read more
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Bury Free Press
Unified event of Remembrance for unveilingat the event. Cllr Lukaniuk said: “It was very moving that we paid our respect
Bury Free Press / Posted 18 days ago
at the event. Cllr Lukaniuk said: “It was very moving that we paid our respects to the 1.2 million who were forced by Joseph Stalin to go to Siberia to perish but thankfully not all of them did.” Three survivors who were in the Siberian camps... Read more
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The Economic Times
Prove Yashwant Sinha wrong, Sena dares BJPhim wrong," the edit said, throwing a gauntlet at the BJP. It pointed out how,
The Economic Times / Posted 20 days ago
him wrong," the edit said, throwing a gauntlet at the BJP. It pointed out how, during the regime of the Russian dictator Joseph Stalin, dissidents speaking out against his government disappeared overnight or were shunted to concentration... Read more
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/Film
'The Death of Stalin' Trailer: 'Veep' Creator Armando Iannucci Delivers Another Raucous Comedypractically a TV spot. But in any case, the movie looks like a tremendously fun
/Film / Posted 20 days ago
practically a TV spot. But in any case, the movie looks like a tremendously funny spin on what happens when Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin dies and the vacuum he leaves behind suddenly turns into a whirlpool of chaos while his minions struggle to... Read more
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Business Standard India
'Sound of a dog barking': Understanding this North Korean insult to Trumpreferenced images of international communism, depicting a series of strings con
Business Standard India / Posted 21 days ago
referenced images of international communism, depicting a series of strings connecting north-east Asia. In many cases, Joseph Stalin appears in the background, manipulating events from Moscow. Symbols of the US seldom appear: the country is... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Score of Dmitri Shostakovich's Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk on public display for first timefirst time since the 1934 premiere. The production was to prove controversial
Daily Telegraph / Posted 25 days ago
first time since the 1934 premiere. The production was to prove controversial two years later when it opened in Moscow. Joseph Stalin was in the audience. He did not like it. Two days after his visit, the Communist newspaper, Pravda, denounced... Read more
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The Hindu
‘Longest sari’ at wedding turns knotty for Sri Lankan coupleepisode highlighted concerns about having school children at public functions.
The Hindu / Posted 25 days ago
episode highlighted concerns about having school children at public functions. Secretary of the Ceylon Teachers’ Union Joseph Stalin said many political parties use school children for their events. “Often, children stand in the hot sun to... Read more
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Gulf News
Russia unveils controversial Stalin bustOfficials have increasingly sought to focus on Stalin’s role in winning the Sec
Gulf News / Posted 26 days ago
Officials have increasingly sought to focus on Stalin’s role in winning the Second World War MOSCOW: A bronze bust of Joseph Stalin was unveiled in Moscow on Friday amid increasing concerns in Russia that the authorities are seeking to whitewash the... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Russia unveils sculptures of Soviet leaders, Joseph Stalin amid concernsA bronze bust of Joseph Stalin was unveiled in Moscow on Friday amid increasing
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 26 days ago
A bronze bust of Joseph Stalin was unveiled in Moscow on Friday amid increasing concerns in Russia that the authorities are seeking to whitewash the Soviet dictator’s crimes. Stalin’s sculpture -- along with those of major Soviet leaders like... Read more
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The Hill
Sanders blasts GOP push to increase military spendinghow money spent on the military could be used on other priorities. The 1953 "Ch
The Hill / Posted 27 days ago
how money spent on the military could be used on other priorities. The 1953 "Chance for Peace" speech marked the death of Joseph Stalin. "Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies, in the final sense, a theft... Read more
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Daily Mail
Clip shows Soviet nuke being used to create new reservoirnuclear warheads for more than a decade. The project to develop such weapons w
Daily Mail / Posted 27 days ago
nuclear warheads for more than a decade. The project to develop such weapons was birthed during World War II under Joseph Stalin. Soviet picked up the pace significantly after the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki by the U.S. in 1945 and... Read more
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Raw Story
Russia should ban Stalin satire, say communistsof Stalin faces an uncertain future in Russia—the country the Georgian autocrat
Raw Story / Posted 28 days ago
of Stalin faces an uncertain future in Russia—the country the Georgian autocrat ruled over for nearly three decades. The spokesman of the Communist Party—the one Joseph Stalin once chaired in his one-party regime and still Russia’s second l... Read more
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express
Kremlin sees red over Iannucci's Stalin satireSCOTS film-maker has incurred the wrath of the Russian Communist Party over his
express / Posted 28 days ago
SCOTS film-maker has incurred the wrath of the Russian Communist Party over his movie mickey-take of their tyrannical hero, Joseph Stalin. Armando Iannucci’s acclaimed black comedy, The Death of Stalin, faces a ban in Russia Armando Iannucci’s... Read more
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FOX News
Newt Gingrich : President Trump's UN address reasserts patriotism and sovereigntyof France. The leaders of China would not have been expected to put the interes
FOX News / Posted 28 days ago
of France. The leaders of China would not have been expected to put the interests of the Dutch before their own people. And Joseph Stalin knew that President Harry Truman would put America before the USSR. Any other notion would have been utterly... Read more
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FOX News
Newt Gingrich : President Trump's UN address reasserts patriotism and sovereigntyof France. The leaders of China would not have been expected to put the interes
FOX News / Posted 28 days ago
of France. The leaders of China would not have been expected to put the interests of the Dutch before their own people. And Joseph Stalin knew that President Harry Truman would put America before the USSR. Any other notion would have been utterly... Read more
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/Film
Every Movie We Saw at TIFF 2017parallels to the current American political climate and that of the chaotic day
/Film / Posted 28 days ago
parallels to the current American political climate and that of the chaotic days following the demise of Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin as depicted in The Death of Stalin. Of course, The Death of Stalin manages to make its events much funnier.... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Putin's imaginary successor wins 18 percent in new poll, even though he doesn't existstate and his human resources policy." Putin recently became the longest servi
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 28 days ago
state and his human resources policy." Putin recently became the longest serving leader of Russia since the Soviet-era Joseph Stalin. He is yet to confirm whether he will run in next year's presidential election, but polling show consistently... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Russia's Communist Party Demands Ban of Armando Iannucci's 'Death of Stalin'have called for a ban on Armando Iannucci's The Death of Stalin as the movie "d
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 28 days ago
have called for a ban on Armando Iannucci's The Death of Stalin as the movie "discredits" the late Soviet leader Joseph Stalin. Alexander Yushchenko, the Communists' spokesman, was quoted by state-run news agency RIA Novosti as saying... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Vladimir Putin quietly becomes longest-serving Russian leader since Joseph Stalinand one month between 1964 and 1982 (6,601 days). It also means that Putin is
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted a month ago
and one month between 1964 and 1982 (6,601 days). It also means that Putin is now the longest-serving Russian leader since Joseph Stalin, who led the Soviet Union for almost three decades between 1924 and 1953 - 10,636 days in total. This may not... Read more
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Daily Star
The pictures that prove history was faked – which did you fall for?While Lenin was ill, Stalin inserted himself into this photograph While Lenin
Daily Star / Posted 1 months ago
While Lenin was ill, Stalin inserted himself into this photograph While Lenin was ill, future dictator Joseph Stalin inserted himself into a picture with the Soviet leader to suggest he was his successor. Three different images... Read more
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