Category: stalin

Stalin, Roosevelt, and Churchill meet to discuss the postwar re-establishment of the nations of Europe in Yalta, USSR; 1945

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Mugshot of Ioseb Jugashvili “Stalin” held by Okhrana, 1911

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A Russian restaurant in New York offering customers free borscht to celebrate Stalin’s death, March 6, 1953.

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Yakov Dzugashvili, son of Stalin in captivity. When Germans offered to exchange him to field-marshal Friedrich von Paulus, Stalin refused saying that, he will never exchange a soldier to a field-marshal. Liozna, Belarus, 1941.

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Lenin and Stalin during a meeting, March 29, 1919

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American soldier looking at a portrait of Stalin during the Korean war, Korea c.1950

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Stalin and Hitler’s Minister for Foreign Affairs, Ribbentrop on 23 August 1939

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Man dragging bits of Stalin statue after it was legalized to take down the statues of him, Budapest, 1990

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Today is the 65th anniversary of Stalin’s death. Here is how an Ukrainian immigrant celebrated the occasion. 1953

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Berlin at the end of World War II, 1945. The area extending north beyond the Brandenburg Gate was later controlled by the Soviets for almost 40 years. Note the portrait of Stalin in the center.

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