Limits on Stalin's power

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  • Limits on Stalin's power
    • Personal
      • Could not monitor the whole of the Soviet union.
    • Limits from the party
      • Party refused to agree to assassinate Ryutin
      • Targets for five year plan too high
      • Kirov represented faction- more votes than Stalin
      • Stalin's excessive use of force
        • Head of industry, Ordzhonikide deputy assassinated.
      • Yezhov developed own agenda
    • Limits imposed from below
      • Members pushed for policies that would strengthen socialism
      • Pushed Stalin too far.
        • 1930, members dizzy with success.
      • Lenin- growth of bureaucracy


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