Leaders and Commanders of the former Soviet Union
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Field Marshal Georgy Zhukov, the military leader that took Berlin, in the wake of succession his military power was almost enough to secure his position, however it seemed not enough in the face of the NKVD, as he was dissmissed and assassinated
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Joseph Stalin, the glorious and terrifying leader of the Soviet Union. Under his rule the Union saw many reforms ranging from mass mechanisation, unpopular communal farming, and brutal purges and show trials within the military and party. Cementing his reign of terror.
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The chief statesman destined to become the chief of state, through cunning and ruthlessness he eliminated the competition after the fall of stalin, instituting his own reign of terror in a newer, larger and more volatile Soviet Union.
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