What are examples of totalitarian countries?

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A totalitarian government is a country run with only one political party, like China, or North Korea. The government can prevent people from doing anything including leaving the country. Stalin lead a totalitarian government in Russia during the Cold War. Totalitarianisn can also mean that this country might be ruled by one person. In general, it means that one person or party holds absolute control.
It generally means that the population is excluded from the political process, and any form of dissent is met with force.  Examples often cited include:
  • Italy (1922-43/45)
  • Soviet Union
  • Nazi Germany

One of the most important features of a totalitarianism is the overt politicization all a wide range of activities generally considered non-political, such as leisure. Another is intolerance and repression.
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