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Russian Leaders Timeline

Russian Leaders Timeline

This Russian leaders timeline contains a list of every Russian leader since Ivan I. A couple of quick notes before we start. Firstly, we’ve chosen Ivan the Terrible to start this journey because, before he became the...

Russian leader during ww2

The Soviet leader for the duration of World War II was Joseph Stalin, General Secretary of the Communist Party for thirty years from 1922. Stalin was an infamous figure who represented a bleak period in Russian history...

Stalin religion

Stalin religion

The cruel reign of Joseph Stalin saw many Soviet people persecuted for a whole host of spurious reasons. If their political of religious beliefs didn’t tally with the regime, deportation was the likely outcome followed...

How did Joseph Stalin die

How did Joseph Stalin die

When you consider the controversial life of the Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin, it’s perhaps no surprise that his death itself is shrouded in myth and mystery. Was Stalin murdered, or did he die of natural causes? There...

Svetlana Stalin

While the cruel reign of Josef Stalin marked a grim period in Russian and Soviet history, the story of his daughter Svetlana is, in many ways, no less fascinating. In cold war Russia, she caused a major furore when in...

Joseph Stalin Facts

Joseph Stalin Facts

Joseph Stalin was leader of the Soviet Union between 1922 and 1953. He followed Vladimir Lenin as Soviet leader, and was the first General Secretary of the USSR’s Central Committee. This article contains a number of...

Leon Trotsky Facts

Leon Trotsky was one of the most important figures of the Russian Revolution, and of the early years of the Soviet Union. Although he fell out of favour within the Soviet elite, and was eventually assassinated, his role...

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