Joseph Stalin--under him Ukraine suffered from a famine so great that it is considered by many to be an act of genocide. estimates of the number of deaths range from 2.5 million to 10 million. The famine was caused by direct political and administrative decisions. He also ordered purges within the Soviet Union of anyone he deemed to be an enemy of the state. In total, the number murdered under his reign range from 10-60 million.
Gavrilo Princip, (13 July 1894 – 28 April 1918) was the man who assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife, Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg, in Sarajevo on 28 June 1914. Princip and his accomplices were arrested and implicated a number of members of the Serbian military, leading Austria-Hungary to issue a démarche to Serbia known as the July Ultimatum. This set off a chain of events that led to World War I
Catherine Tymoshenko married Vasily Stalin August 20, 1945. children from his first marriage Basil lived with them. stepmother beat him severely with his sister for several days they were not fed and not allowed to go. Catherine alone know what it means to be an orphan, and still could not control your anger. These people's children were superfluous in her new life ...
An incredible photo: Stalin fools around in front of the camera of his bodyguard, Lt.Gen. Nikolai Vlasik. Some of Vlasik's photos of Stalin relaxed were spirited out of the USSR in the 1960s to be sold to magazines and newspapers in the West.