Stalin, now one of the top men in the party, was sent there by Lenin to ensure that grain was getting shipped to Moscow.
Stalin may not have written the Pravda piece himself—it was unsigned—but without question he had approved it.
Stalin had no intention of allowing the Poles an independent let alone democratic state.
And at CPAC, King told gave conservatives an enemies list that lumped liberals in with genocidal dictators like Stalin and Mao.
They were arrested and put to death by Stalin for "counter-revolutionary activities."
The country's rulers, however, had no difficulty extricating themselves from this domination once Stalin broke with Tito.
He insisted that what little he might be able to tell Stalin wouldn't help at all.
Ye've been Stalin a pauper—a pair iv 'em, faith—an' ye must answer fur it wid yer life to owld Belcher.
Not even Hearst has accused Stalin of irregularity in his private life.
In the 1950s he wrote several songs, some of which were dedicated to Enver Hoxha and Stalin.