Criminality enthroned is this a fair description of Stalins rule

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Criminality enthroned

        “Criminality enthroned” – is this a fair description of Stalin’s rule? The Soviet Union in years 1917 – 41 was a state where tightness towards society was visible in all spheres of life and developing the country. Under Stalin control (from 1922) we are meeting  awful violence provided by Communists powers – many people lost their lives, were captured, tortured and without trials sent to labor camps. He was one of the most ruthless communist dictators of all time.

        Violence was Stalin’s method to achieve his aims connected with economy, because it let him as a leader of the state fulfill his plans in the easiest way, spending the least number of money as it is possible. Suffering from government interference is the worse violence which can be given to citizens. In my opinion we can name a kind of cruelty fact, that cruelty was used towards people in the worst situations. The peasant problem is the point in case. In 192. not enough grain was reaching the towns. Matters reached crisis point in  1927 when peasants sold only half as much grain to state as in the previous year. Lack of grain caused that the towns could not be fed. Low grain prices were the main cause of the problem of peasants, in response to the catastrophe, Stalin ordered draconian requisitioning methods to seize grain. His policy forced 25 million peasants families to form 240000 collective farms.1 Protest against collectivization and “dekulakisation” was destroyed by Stalin. He used (especially on Ukraine) secret police and army units which surrounded villages and machine – gunned  the inhabitants into surrender, transporting those left alive to remote regions where many died from hunger and disease. Results of actions taken were dreadful. The situation was so bad that parents were forced to kill and eat their children, as a sacrifice to what Stalin wanted to achieve.2

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As a form of criminality could be seen slave labors. People accused of being kulaks, saboteurs or enemies of the state were sent to a host of new labor camps. Prisoners who were usually sentenced to ten or 25 years, rarely lived for more than two years because food supplies, illnesses were terrible and camp discipline fatal. In the course of the 1930s the government used increasingly harsh methods to impose discipline. In the case of mishaps, which in the atmosphere of the 1930s was a serious matter indeed. E.g. workers were administratively punished, at times even losing their ration ...

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