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How Stalin used The Terror to secure his iron grip on power

in the All about history issue 115, out now, learn how Stalin tightened his grip as dictator of the Soviet Union with a series of purges that imprisoned or murdered his greatest political enemies. How did the Great Terror begin? Who were his agents? Who were the victims? We want to answer all these questions and more.

Peter Whitewood, author of “The Red Army and the Great Terror: Stalin’s Purge of the Soviet Military” (University Press of Kansas, 2015) is your guide through one of the darkest chapters in the history of Russia, taking you from the mysterious murder that started the trial to the gulags where many political prisoners ended up.

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Stalin's periodical Purges spread

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Olga from Kyiv distributed the magazine

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Distribution of the Miguel Hidalgo Magazine

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The history magazine Pandemics spread

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Distribution of UFO history magazine

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Forgotten women of the Bible magazine distributed

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