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I was the first one in the house to hear of the deaths of Joseph Stalin and President Franklin D. Roosevelt. I heard the first report that World War II was over and ran out of the house yelling that the war was over and now my brother would be coming home.
Time for face time with Vladimir
In that regard, Vladimir Putin ranks with Ivan the Terrible, Peter the Great, and Joseph Stalin. What is a savvy former community organizer and social-justice activist to do when faced with a determined former KGB thug? To start, it is time to deal ...
Activists paint Moscow's 'Stalin Tower' with Ukraine colours
Anyone who has visited Moscow will recognise the Seven Sister high-rises commissioned by Joseph Stalin between 1947 and 1953 that jut out across the city's skyline. But commuters stuck in rush-hour traffic this morning may have noticed that the one on ...
Dressing like a dictator: Stalin's distinctive military chic
Russia Beyond the Headlines
Stalin's dress style was ascetic and laconic but at the same time transmitted his boundless confidence in his power and might. A semi-military tunic with soft-leather boots that men in the Caucasus traditionally wear, and later a Generalissimo's ...