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Movies: ‘The Death of Stalin’
Adrian McLoughlin in “The Death of Stalin”

Power in Joseph Stalin’s U.S.S.R. empire was based on his whims and the loyalty of his cabinet, men terrified of being purged without warning. Toadies all, they crawled and slithered around him, ready to do his bidding and enforce the terror of his rule. They certainly did not want to join the millions of people who had already died by his order.

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