Personality of Stalin still of interest to Russians 60 years after his death

Itar Tass
Wednesday 6th March, 2013

The personality of Joseph Stalin, a national leader in the first half of the 20th century and a cruel tyrant, who eliminated millions of Soviet people’s lives and turned the Soviet Union into a powerful and awesome empire, still evokes acute and mixed feelings in Russia, 60 years after his death. The traditional interpretations of Stalin’s policy range from sharp criticism to cautious praise. Some see Stalin as the man who defeated Hitler and created a strong industrialized country, and others slam him as the most bloodthirsty tyrant of all. Stalin is openly lauded only by Russiar…

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