For decades joseph stalin ruled with an iron fist his ghost still haunts the soviets in july 1988, workers digging a trench for a gas pipeline through the forest near the soviet city of minsk unearthed a grisly find: thousands of human skulls and bones more than 40 years old. Under joseph stalin the soviet union greatly enlarged its territory, won a war of unprecedented destructiveness, and transformed itself from a relatively backward country into the second most important industrial nation in the world for these achievements the soviet people and the. For ten years caesar ruled with an iron hand then with a wooden foot, and if the german people lay down their weapons, the soviets, according to the agreement between roosevelt, churchill and stalin, would an iron curtain would fall over this enormous territory controlled by the soviet union. Joseph stalin (1878-1953) took control of soviet union politics following the death of vladimir lenin in 1924 he became the general secretary of the communist party in 1922 and ruled the nation with an iron fist until his death stalin eliminated all personal opposition to his rule through execution. Joseph stalin was responsible for the death of at least 20 million people - short documentary and life story joseph stalin ruled the soviet union for more.
Stalin ruled with aniron fist he ruled the soviet union with an iron fist for twenty-four years the germans invaded the soviet union in 1941 stalin claimed to be committed to making a fair and egalitarian society but the events following the russian revolution proved that what he said was. For 30 years, stalin ruled soviet union with an iron fist, killing as many as 20 million people, yet some still hold him in high regard but 60 years after the death of georgia's most famous - or infamous - son, stalin is once again the center of controversy. Joseph stalin was a soviet revolutionary and political leader he first used his post to consolidate his position and then to eliminate all his rivals to become the supreme leader of the country, continuing to rule russia with an iron hand till his death at the age of seventy-four. The absolute ruler of the soviet union was a master at propaganda and a ruthless leader after lenin's death in 1924, joseph stalin became the leader of the ussr and he remained in this under his rule, the soviet union became one of the most powerful countries in the world, in both industrial.
He led the soviet union with an iron fist, using five-year plans to increase industrial production and terror to crush opposition joseph stalin's concept of russian communism based solely on the soviet union rather than the leninist concept of international revolution by cutting off the soviet. That night, stalin's iron-fisted 30-year rule over the soviet union ended his death was recorded at 9:50 pm upon stalin's death, beria, with his network of spies and contacts, seemed poised to take over but he fatally underestimated his opponents. The iron-fisted stalin (adrian mcloughlin), 74, has ruled the soviet union for decades and racked up countless crimes against humanity and millions of victims a near-monosyllabic thug with a helmet of steel-gray hair and a retinue of flatterers — khrushchev and molotov are among the names crowding. Joseph stalin was the leader of the soviet union from the mid-1920s until his death in 1953 ruled the country with an iron fist stalin was able to win lenin's trust he had organizational skills and worked with an iron will he knew the importance of terror in achieving the goals and defending the.
During his rule a large number of people were killed, some merely because they did not agree with hong's doctrine he banned polygamy while keeping scores of concubines for himself and controlled his subject by starting from 20's all the way to 50's, josef stalin ruled soviet union with an iron fist. Joseph stalin is the communist dictator of the soviet union his main objective was to defeat hitler's reich , but was unable to since may 18, 2011, they are no longer at war he once talked to hitler about finding hermann fegelein , saying that the death of one is a tragedy. Stalin rule the soviet union with an iron fist and a death mask. Joseph stalin ruled the soviet union with an iron fist the bottom line: stalin ruled the former soviet union with an uncompromising totalitarian agenda, thrusting the soviet people into poverty, misery and untimely death.
Stalin, whose original surname was dzhugashvili, ruled the soviet union with an iron fist until his death in 1953 tens of millions of people were executed or deported to prison camps under his rule. How joseph stalin became the leader of the soviet union how and when did joseph stalin come to power stalin is remembered as one of the bloodiest tyrants in the history of the world he was the absolute ruler of the soviet union and later of the communist bloc in easter europe. The soviet union, under stalin, was ruled with an iron fist death was the punishment exacted for being useless to the ends of the government stalin was the government, and the government was stalin zero factionalism could be expressed, else one would meet death.
After the death of lenin in 1924, joseph stalin ruled the soviet union with an iron fist for 24 years stalin rarely appeared to be what he really was and consistently was underestimated by his opponents stalin pushed the solviet union into world power. Iron fist (plural iron fists) (figuratively) ruthless and usually unrestricted control josef stalin ruled the soviet union with an iron fist symbol of an army's tank or cavalry branch (ruthless control): iron hand, despotism, totalitarianism, autocracy, monocracy, fascism, dictatorship (symbol): armoured fist. Joseph stalin was called the father of the nation who brought the country through the war, but 58 years after his death, the dispute over his legacy is still loud and clear some of history's most the so-called people's father, joseph stalin, ruled the ussr with an iron fist, and despite the terrors. Stalin ruled with an iron fist stalin used this position to place his people throughout party organization stalin was instrumental during the early 20's in organizing the union of soviet socialist republics by arranging the agreements with all the ethnic minorities that had joined the union.
Stalin ruled each area he controlled with an iron fist and did not hesitate to throw his forces into battle with the white army with little thought to the on june 22, 1941, hitler broke the non-aggression pact and invaded the soviet union at first, stalin didn't believe that hitler broke the treaty but realized it. Under stalin, the soviet union was transformed stalin ruled by terror and with a totalitarian grip in order to eliminate anyone who might oppose him by some estimates, he was responsible for the deaths of 20 million people during his brutal rule. Stalin had no intention of attacking the west the cold war began within months of the end of the second world war, when the soviet union was diagnosed as inherently aggressive we had to stand up to stalin, in president truman's phrase, with an iron fist. Stalin used his position of general secretary of the all-union communist party (bolsheviks) (the party was renamed the his rule ended with his death in 1953 stalin never joined the soviet union vladimir lenin created it in 1922 when stalin was one of several commissars in lenin's government.