In Depth: Stalin

7 Jun 2017

Airbrushing Stalin and Mao’s Horrific Crimes

Russia’s Putin and China’s Xi have led efforts to not merely whitewash two of the world's most notorious mass murders, but indeed to vindicate and resurrect them as national heroes.
9 Feb 2016

Stalin’s Partisans in Ukraine

A book by Alexander Gogun offers a refreshingly objective look at Stalin’s partisans in Ukraine during World War II—and it seems to parallel Putin’s commandoes in the Donbas today.