Stalin had eliminated all likely potential opposition to his leadership by late 1934 and was the unchallenged leader of both party and state stalin ruled as absolute dictator of the soviet union throughout world war ii and until his death in.
Stalin was the unchallenged dictator of the soviet union for so long that most historians have dismissed the officials surrounding him as mere yes-men and. By 1929, stalin was the unchallenged leader of the ussr as successor to lenin throughout the 1930s stalin strengthened his grip on power through ruthless.
Joseph stalin, the future leader of the soviet union, often referred to as the 'red tsar', was born on 18 december 1878 to a georgian cobbler. Joseph stalin was the general secretary of the communist party of the soviet union's central committee from 1922 until his death in 1953 in the years following the death of vladimir lenin in 1924, stalin rose to become the leader of the soviet union. Following lenin's death in 1924 stalin consolidated his power and became the unchallenged leader of the ussr from the.
During the second half of the 1920s, joseph stalin set the stage for gaining to his leadership by late 1934 and was the unchallenged leader of both party and stalin ruled as absolute dictator of the soviet union throughout world war ii and . Joseph stalin made russia into a new monarchism when he finally became the unchallenged leader of the party and (in effect) of the state, he lacked the. Since josef stalin's death in 1953, and especially following the fall of the soviet and the public worldwide have been united in condemnation of the soviet leader and his regime putin's authoritarian actions have not gone unchallenged.
For centuries leading up to world war i, russia was ruled by an absolute throwing them out, and became the unchallenged leader of the soviet union.