Who Was Ioseph Stalin Monster

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Joseph Stalin, ruthless dictator of the USSR, responsible for the deaths of almost thirty million people, and committing horrible atrocities. Also known for being a paranoid and secretive person, he didn’t trust anybody. Many details about his life weren’t released until 1991, when the Soviet Union collapsed. Would you like to learn about this enigmatic monster?
Joseph Stalin actually was not his birth name, Stalin was born as Ioseb Jughashvili. Ioseb was born to Besarion Jughashvili and Ekaterine Geladze in Gori, Georgia on December 18th, 1878. His childhood was very hard as his father was an alcoholic and regularly beat Ioseb and Besa. He was a very smart boy who loved practical jokes and was recommended to study at the Tiflis Spiritual …show more content…

The new government was more oppressive than the Tsardom, shutting down many hostile newspapers and pro-Tsardom movements. After quitting the Pravda, Stalin was appointed to People’s Commissar of the Nationalities and signed an act giving more rights to minorities in Russia. After the Bolsheviks came to power much of the army revolted against them, starting the Russian Civil War. Due to the civil war, food was scarce and people were beginning to starve. Stalin was put in charge of food procurement in Tsaritsyn. Wanting to prove that he can lead, Stalin took control of local military forces and sent their armies against anti-revolutionary forces. He was completely ruthless, burning entire villages to ensure their cooperation in food procurement, and torturing suspected anti-revolutionaries in public, without any trial. He succeeded in proving to the Central Committee that he was capable of being a great leader and was awarded the Order of the Red Banner accolade for his outstanding service in the war. Towards the end of 1919, the Red Army won the civil war, putting the Bolsheviks in complete power. In the spring of 1920, Stalin was moved to Ukraine for the Polish-Soviet war to inspire the proletariat to rise up against Józef Piłsudski. After a peace treaty was signed, Stalin was accused of making dire strategic mistakes. In May of 1922, Lenin had a severe stroke and was paralyzed, on his deathbed he was accompanied by Stalin at almost all hours and asked for poison multiple times, which Stalin refused to give him. Lenin thought of Stalin as reckless and not intelligent. He named his successor as Leon Trotsky. Stalin, however, intercepted the decree and was named President of the Soviet Union. Seeing the threat to his power, Stalin removed supporters of Trotsky, Kamenev, and Zinoviev from the 14th Party Congress and gained public support by supporting the Leninist personality cult and taught lectures at

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