Stalin

Final years of Stalin in power

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Final Years

1945:

> Stalin and his men restored the pre war system almost completely

> Moulded the occuppied countries of eastern Europe

> USSR had a large land army, a devastated economy, unreliable populations in newly acquired territories

> It was particularly vulnerable, especially when compared to the industrial and military superiority of the US

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Final Years

1950: USSR recovered

1952: Stalin began preparing a purge of old leadership

1953: Stalin died

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