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Hayden asked in Arts & HumanitiesHistory · 2 months ago

how did joseph stalin used his position in the communist party and other means to gain control over the ussr?

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  • 2 months ago

    He exploited his position as general secretary of the CPSU to pit his fellow comrades and enemies against each other. 

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  • larry1
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    2 months ago

    Before communism Stalin started in Georgian organized crime. Once a communist he focused on being the enforcer/ tough guy in charge of security/ police, knowing from the Mafia such a position would make him a top guy or 'the' top guy. 

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  • Mike
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    2 months ago

    He  eliminated   his opposition 

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