Cult of Personality:
Love of Stalin as 'teacher, leader, friend'.
Focus on personality eg Pravda article on Stalin's mother, and art with workers etc.
Art eg 1937 film 'lenin in october' showed stalin as 'lenin of today'.
Moscow show trials 1936, 1937, 1938 removed Stalin's rivals eg Zinoviev, Kamenev, Bukharin.
Locals removed corrupt bosses eg Kazan locals put officials on…