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Russian Rulers History Podcast
From Rurik to Putin we will follow the history of Russia through its rulers.
April 2012 Episodes:
- Episode 88 - On the Cult of Personality and Its Consequences
- An edited version of the Secret Speech of Nikita Khrushchev given to the 20th Congress of the Communist Party in 1956 is read.
- Episode 87 - Who's In Charge?
- With Stalin dead, a power vacuum gets filled but Beria failed to see a plot led by Khrushchev to overthrow him.
- Episode 86 - The End of a Monster
- Joseph Stalin, who ruled the USSR for 30 years was planning World War III when he died of a stroke in 1953.
- Episode 85 - The End of One War, the Beginning of Another
- With World War II over, Stalin now plans for global domination and starts the Cold War.