LONDON (Reuters) - Nearly 76 years to the day since Leon Trotsky was murdered in Mexico with an ice-pick on Josef Stalin's orders, the Russian revolutionary has returned to haunt Britain's opposition Labour Party in the turmoil sparked by the Brexit vote. Reuters, 1 month ago
(Before It's News) THE SOVIET UNIONS FIRST FIVE YEAR PLAN IS ANNOUNCED 1 OCTOBER 1966 Josef Stalin announces the start of the USSR's first Five Year Plan. The intention was to industrialise the vast and still largely agrarian country. In ...Before It's News, 5 hours ago
Stalingrad, a name that conjours memories both of the Soviet Union's World War Two sacrifice and the murderous rule of dictator Josef Stalin, is making a comeback. A Russian regional governor has backed a proposal to name the local airport Stalingrad, ...Reuters, 1 month ago
1. Would there have been trials without the Soviet Union? That the leaders of the Third Reich and Nazi state institutions would be tried for war crimes was not as obvious during the years of World War II as it seems today. Initially, only Soviet ...Russia Beyond The Headlines, 3 hours ago
As we head into the November election, hanging on to liberty by a thread, there are four historical quotes that come to mind that help explain the fragility of free societies: Quote No. 1 Josef Stalin: Those who cast the votes decide nothing.WorldNetDaily, 12 hours ago
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