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February 25, 1956

On February 25, 1956, Soviet Leader Nikita Khrushchev gave a speech before the Communist Party in Moscow. In his speech, ‘On the Cult of Personality and Its Consequences’, Khrushchev criticized former Soviet leader, Josef Stalin. Khrushchev was no fool, as … Continue reading

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January 21, 1924

On January 21, 1924, Soviet Leader Lenin died. Joseph Stalin immediately began a purge of his rivals and intellectuals for the leadership of the Soviet Union. If people who are trying to gain power and control over a state or government start… Continue reading

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February 25, 1956

On February 25, 1956 Communist Soviet Leader Nikita Khrushchev criticized the late Josef Stalin in a speech he gave to the Communist Party Congress in Moscow. Thus proving that Old Iron Joe really did die on March 5, 1953, because … Continue reading

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