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Putin says grandfather cooked for Stalin and Lenin

Putin says grandfather cooked for Stalin and LeninIn the two-hour documentary, called Putin, the president said Spiridon Putin was a valued member of Stalin’s staff. The wartime Soviet leader, who died in 1953, conducted extensive purges during his around three decades in power. “(He) was a cook at Lenin’s and later at Stalin’s, at one of the dachas in the Moscow area,” Putin said in the film seen by Reuters.



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Donald Trump's 'repulsive' attacks on media likened to Josef Stalin by Republican senator

Donald Trump's 'repulsive' attacks on media likened to Josef Stalin by Republican senatorDonald Trump’s “repulsive” presidential statements on the media will be compared to the propaganda of Russian dictator Josef Stalin, according to a report, in a speech by a Republican senator this week. Jeff Flake will take to the Senate floor on Wednesday to condemn the 71-year-old’s presidency and his “unrelenting daily assault on the constitutionally-protected free press”, according to an excerpt obtained by The Washington Post.



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Flake says Trump's attacks on media comparable to Soviet Union Dictator Stalin

Flake says Trump's attacks on media comparable to Soviet Union Dictator StalinSen. Jeff Flake, one of President Trump's fiercest Republican critics, responds to President Trump's attacks on the media on "This Week."



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Stalin tops Putin in Russian poll of greatest historical figures

Stalin tops Putin in Russian poll of greatest historical figuresRussians have picked Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin as the greatest figure in history, a new poll said Monday, beating President Vladimir Putin into joint second alongside poet Alexander Pushkin. In the poll conducted in April by the Levada Centre independent pollster, Russians were asked to pick the ten greatest individuals of all time. Stalin came out on top with 38 percent, while Putin shared second place on 34 percent with Russia’s beloved national bard Pushkin.



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