March 01, 2010

Dizzy with Success

Stalin backtracks, March 2, 1930

How well did Joseph Stalin know history?

A seminary drop-out, he of course knew a thing or two about past eras, but it would be a stretch to assume that he had extensive, in-depth knowledge of history. It does appear, however, that where he felt they were relevant to him, Joseph Vissarionovich did indeed draw lessons from the past.

Digital Subscription Required

Get unlimited digital access for just $2 a month.

Don't have an account? signup

About Us

Russian Life is a publication of a 30-year-young, award-winning publishing house that creates a bimonthly magazine, books, maps, and other products for Russophiles the world over.

Latest Posts

Our Contacts

Russian Life
PO Box 567
Montpelier VT 05601-0567