Nikita Khrushchev's report to the 20th Congress of the CPSU in 1956 was one of the greatest sources of myths about the Great Patriotic War, its absurdity stretching to claims that Joseph Stalin used a globe to plan operations. Other myths, often just as absurd, have since emerged, some of them historiographic, others fantasies borne of propaganda.
"Vi er på vej mod overflod" Stalin's highly effective propaganda machine kept his image up very high within Russia all the way to the end of his life, despite the cruelty & death he meted out to tens of millions of Russian people.
"No individual organizations of woman-communists. A Woman-communist- same party member, as a communist, with the same duties and rights. There can be no discrepancies". V.I. Lenin from the book Clara Zetkin about Lenin. Collection of articles and memoirs, Istpart 1933 Meeting on the photo of Lenin with Board members IV Congress of the Comintern (M. Cachin, Clara Zetkin, B. Kuhn, S. Katayama) #Lenin #womanCommunist #party #Zetkin