Who is stalin and what did he do.

Stalins first name is Joseph and he is known for arrangeing the killing of millions of  peasants. He was also the dictator of the union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) from 1929 to1953. He ruled by terror and millions of of his own citizens died during his brutal reign. After Bolshevik leader Vladimir Lenin (1870-1924) died, Stalin outmaneuvered his rivals for control of the party. Once in power, he collectivized farming and had potential enemies executed or sent to forced labor camps.

“Joseph Stalin.” History.com. A&E Television Networks. Web. 05 Oct. 2014. <http://www.history.com/topics/joseph-stalin&gt;.

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