What happened after World War 2 under the rule of Stalin?
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The Soviet Union under Joseph Stalin was considered to be Totalitarian because of the oppressive conditions the citizens of Russia had to live in. Many people were killed or sent to Gulags under Stalin's rule, and propaganda was widespread. For more info on Stalin, read Stalin: The Glasnost Revelations.
Despite all the misery, death and destruction Stalin caused during his rule, many people liked him because the hated Germans were defeated in World War 2 under his leadership. Another reason is that Stalin so controlled the dissemination of information about him that he let only the favorable material go out to the public. Most citizens never knew how evil he really was even though most everyone was suffering terribly under his rule.
They believed in Lenin more, though Stalin was his successor. They believed in Stalin because Stalin promised the proletariats equality. Equality was important to them because under the rule of Tsar, they were living under poverty. So equality was the better alternative Even though Stalin promised them equality, he broke his promise by creating a class disparity, by only benefiting the communist party. The proletariat did not believe in Stalin, because Stalin never promised them…
Stalin ordered liquidation of all peoples of authority or creativity, which he saw as a potential threat to the state, all wealthy peoples had their property taken away and all land was separated between the people (so he said...) under state control, in reality he wanted all peoples and things under his own rule.
Under Stalin & communism, over 60 million people were killed. Under Hitler & national-socialism, over 6-8 million people were killed. However, it is argued that after the death of Vladimir Lenin, the founder of the USSR, the country descended into totalitarian rule under the iron-fisted Joseph Stalin. What the United States government wants you to believe communism is like and what it really is are two completely separate things.
Truthfully, the Yalta and Potsdam Conference basically let Stalin get away with what he wanted. He wanted to make the countries he defeated communist under the USSR Rule. Winston Churchill did not want to allow Stalin to do that. He warned Roosevelt of the consequences of letting Stalin have half of Germany and the rest of the nations he would conquer on the Eastern European Front. Roosevelt did not want to war with Stalin so…