Definitions for "Stalin, Joseph"
Keywords:  soviet, lenin, ussr, communist, premier
Stalin was the leader and creator of the Soviet Union and was responsible for the deportations of thousands of Chechens out of the Chechen-Ingush Republic. He caused considerable amounts of genocide during his tenure as leader of the Soviet Union
general secretary of the Communist Part of the Soviet Union, he led from 1922 until his death in 1953 and established a communist totalitarian state.
Secretary General of the Communist party 1922-1953 and Premier of the USSR from 1941-1953 during the Second World War. Life under Stalin's brutally oppressive regime was hard and often dangerous.