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What methods did Stalin use to undermine the power & authority of his rivals ?

Lenin's death in 1924 created a battle for power between the top Soviet politics. The Soviet
Communist Party faced a central problem; choosing a successor. One contender was Stalin and he
was very driven to…

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alliance with Bukharin in the Duumvirate ensured he had the backing to fight the United Opposition
and the New Opposition. In essence his alliances were tactically used to do his `dirty work' for him, so
he could keep his integrity intact. To conclude, all the Stalin's' methods mentioned in this…


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