No matter what exactly you think of Stalin, he was a remarkable person. His rule not only transformed the USSR, but changed the whole world. Here we collected twenty interesting facts about the Soviet leader who still excites the minds of people, even those who never lived in his epoch.
1. One life was more valuable for Stalin than lives of millions.
The quote “A single death is a tragedy, a million dead is a statistic” is attributed to him but many people do not believe he could say something like this.