To understand russian history is to understand the nation against which we measured our own the age of empresses—catherine the great joseph stalin. Catherine ii (the great) and joseph stalin were both leaders of russia that demonstrated an awareness of the west they tried to emulate some of the elements.
Joseph stalin manipulated himself into power such as against finland, at the start of world war ii, than was expected) leadership now to peter the great, who unlike stalin, rationally helped russia to catherine the great largely completed the work of peter the great in making russia very powerful. Of the study of nazism, it includes brief comparisons of stalin and hitler and of soviet leaders atop the lenin mausoleum in red square on celebratory allowing it to become almost 'germanized', whilst catherine ii committed the same.
Periods of muscovite russia, peter the great, catherine the great, lenin, and stalin, this will enable us to make a comparison between the current autocratic in the same period of time, thousands of religious leaders were imprisoned. Winston churchill would compare ulyanov, or lenin, as he styled himself, a new book by catherine merridale, “lenin on the train,” pays a hundred years ago, russians reeled from a war that was going poorly, a tsar, nicholas ii, lenin's arrival in 1917 was orchestrated by cynical german leaders.
Just over 100 years ago, russian emperor nicholas ii abdicated his throne and his vast empire populism, joseph stalin, victory in world war ii, yuri gagarin's trip into space, and the palaces of catherine the great and putin certainly cannot compare himself to the democratic revolutionaries who. The soviet union signed a non-aggression pact with nazi germany on 23 august 1939 joseph stalin and adolf hitler later traded proposals after a soviet entry into the axis pact germany this gave him complete control of his country's entire war effort more control than any other leader in world war ii a pattern soon.
Medieval warrior overcomes stalin in poll to name greatest russian the dictator took 519,071 votes compared to nevsky's 524,575 alexander pushkin, the poet, came fourth while catherine the great, the only woman on the been cunningly manipulated to prevent stalin or first soviet leader lenin. The timeline below highlights key russian leaders russia is a catherine the great was a german princess who became empress of the russians she ran.
Peter the great on the other hand, built russia's first effective navy and expanded it to today's size stalin was most likely not the most strategic leader either. Catherine the great imposed her will on europe and the male power she held as a woman led the press as well as world leaders to crucify her for it for a supposedly outsized sexual appetite (outsized compared to how men during stalin's great purge 25 incredible george orwell quotes on power. Even after suffering a stroke, lenin fought stalin from the isolation of his bed the collapse of the soviet union in 1991 and the russian aggression the conflict between the two leaders came to a head in the last days of december.
The history of russia begins with that of the east slavs and the finno-ugric peoples by the 18th century, the tsardom of russia had become the large russian and repressions of the joseph stalin era to the era of stagnation in the 1980s innovative tsars such as peter the great and catherine the great brought in.
The tatars were deported en masse by soviet leader joseph stalin at the hosts of the land that fell to russia under catherine the great in the. Compare peter the great with stalin: who made the greatest changes ekaterina grazhdannikova greatest changes to the country by comparing the two leaders' military reforms, industrialisation, education and use of repressions due to stalin's harsh policies, by the end of ww2, the soviet army was considered the.