Joseph Stalin

Georgia to reinstate Stalin monument

A dismantled monument to Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin will be reassembled and put back in place in his hometown of Gori in Georgia.

Dec 22, 2012, 10:29 AM IST

Yugoslav dictator Tito `may have poisoned Stalin`

When Josef Stalin died on March 5 in 1953, a letter was found in his office that had been written by Tito.

Jul 19, 2012, 15:47 PM IST

Was Lenin poisoned to death by Stalin?

Popular theory maintains that Vladmir Lenin died from the sexually-transmitted disease syphilis.

May 06, 2012, 16:55 PM IST

Bronze death mask of Stalin sold in Britain

A bronze cast from Joseph Stalin`s
death mask, one of only 12 made after the Soviet dictator`s death in 1953, was sold in Britain Wednesday for GBP 4,400 (USD 6,860), the auction house said.

Jan 25, 2012, 09:56 AM IST

Stalin gagged Tagore`s criticism of Communism

Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin,
who had allowed legendary poet Rabindranath Tagore to visit
Moscow in 1930.

May 22, 2011, 18:48 PM IST

Stalin’s grandson sues Moscow radio station

The radio station allegedly said Joseph Stalin "strangled small children".

Mar 25, 2011, 15:40 PM IST

Russian secret service shows off Stalin`s house

Contrary to myths, no tunnel was found between Stalin`s house and Kremlin.

Nov 18, 2010, 12:46 PM IST

Georgia removes another Stalin statue: Reports

Joseph Stalin is a deeply controversial figure in the former Soviet Union.

Jun 28, 2010, 15:58 PM IST

Moscow drops controversial Stalin poster plan

The Moscow city government has backed off a controversial plan to place posters of Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin on the streets for an upcoming World War II anniversary, reports said on Thursday.

Apr 29, 2010, 15:21 PM IST

Stalin’s statue to be installed in Russia

A bust-size statue of Soviet leader Joseph Stalin will be erected in the Russian city of Tambov ahead of the World War II Victory Day celebrations.

Apr 29, 2010, 11:09 AM IST

Grandson defends Stalin in Ukrainian famine case

Joseph Stalin`s grandson has asked Ukraine to investigate the officials behind a court case in which the Soviet dictator was found guilty for the famine in 1930s, according to reports.

Jan 18, 2010, 21:12 PM IST

Diaries of reporter who exposed Stalin `to go on display`

The chilling private diaries of a British reporter, who was murdered for exposing wartime Soviet leader Joseph Stalin`s atrocities, are to go on public display for the first time.

Nov 13, 2009, 16:24 PM IST

Stalin-era killings `unjustifiable`: Medvedev

The killing of millions during Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin`s rule cannot be justified, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said on his blogsite early Friday, warning against any attempt at revisionism.

Oct 30, 2009, 14:05 PM IST