The Stalin era is one of the most inconsistent and heartbreaking times in Russian history. A time of mass hypnosis and propaganda, with the political will of one man driving it all. As a personality, Stalin had an impact on Soviet society, science, culture, and even the country’s gene pool. What was Moscow like under this dictatorship? What combination of objective historical processes and subjective aspects of Stalin’s personality does Moscow exemplify?
An insightful excursion into the history of the Stalin era