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Was Stalin a saviour of the USSR?

This article aims to find out Stalin's impacts on the USSR, to discover if Stalin was truly its savior.

Stalin conquering the world

Stalin conquering the world

This political cartoon shows Stalin as a large spider trying to conquer the world. This creates bad political relationships with other countries, thus this impact does not benefit the USSR.

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USSR taking over the world

USSR taking over the world

This western cartoon shows the USSR trying to take over the world. It shows the fears of the USSR Imperialism. This again shows that the USSR will start to have negative political relationships with other countries, hence not impacting the USSR beneficially.

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Old leading Bolsheviks confessing to crimes not commited

Old leading Bolsheviks confessing to crimes not commited

This cartoon depicts the leading Bolsheviks confessing to the crimes that they were accused of. Stalin wanted to get rid of all the old Bolsheviks who knew the truth about Lenin and himself, and threatened the old Bolsheviks that their families would be left alone if they did not confess to crimes they did not commit. This causes people to lose confidence in their friends and family, thus this is not beneficial to the USSR socially.

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Stalin improving relationships with other countries

Stalin improving relationships with other countries

This photo shows Stalin discussing the division of Europe and Germany with the British Prime Minister and the American President. This, in turn, creates stronger political relationships for the USSR with other countries. Hence, it benefits USSR politically.

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Stalin making impacts with his speech

Stalin making impacts with his speech

This shows a photo of Stalin pictured making his point during a speech. Stalin was able to express complex and deep meaning in simple words, his straightforward and honest mode of speech, and his great devotion to the working masses always make his speech and writing powerful. This benefits the USSR socially as it allows people to trust Stalin in his devotions to the USSR.

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Stalin's speech on the Great Patriotic War

Stalin's speech on the Great Patriotic War

This video is a speech made by Stalin at the beginning of the Great Patriotic War when Germany invaded the USSR. He convinced people to focus their workloads to the interests of the fronts. This benefits the USSR politically as Germany is treated as an aggressor to the entire world, and thus creates better political relationships with other countries to defeat Germany.

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Summary

Summary

in conclusion, the USSR did not benefit so much under Stalin's rule. Even though he was able to improve political relationships with other countries during discussions, he wanted to take over the world, and started by getting rid of his competition within the USSR. By getting rid of the old Bolsheviks, he sowed distrust amongst the community even though Stalin's speeches were powerful in impacting the citizens' perspectives on Stalin's goals. Hence, Stalin's rule was not beneficial to the USSR.

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