Stalin's Involvement In The Great Purge Campaign

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Stalin had a wide variety of political opposition mainly because of his urges against political parties and the rumours of his killing some of his own party members. Stalin launched the ‘Great Purge’ campaign in 1937 and removed political opponents such as Kamenev, Zinoviev, Bukharin and Trotsky. Additionally he removed experienced Red Army officers as they were loyal to Trotsky and replaced them with inexperienced younger officers who would ensure their loyalty to him. Anyone who was against Stalin would be arrested by the secret police, questioned and if found guilty would be executed or forced into a labour camp. [Historians view on Stalin’s involvement on the assassination?]. Stalin also used propaganda to enforce his policies including

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