#342 | Josef Stalin | The Grey Blur

English Learning for Curious Minds

Feb 16 2023 • 27 mins

He was credited with defeating Hitler and industrialising Russia. But he was also a ruthless dictator who was responsible for tens of millions of deaths.

In this episode, we explore the brutal life and legacy of "The Grey Blur".

  • The capture of Yakov Dzughashvili, Stalin's son
  • The early life of Josef Stalin
  • His radicalisation
  • Where does the name “Stalin” come from?
  • The 1917 Revolution
  • The death of Vladimir Lenin
  • Stalin’s industrial plans
  • The purges
  • Stalin in World War II
  • The defeat of Nazism
  • The drawing of The Iron Curtain
  • The death of Josef Stalin

Full interactive transcript, subtitles and key vocabulary available on the website: https://www.leonardoenglish.com/podcasts/stalin


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