Question by Samian: Why isn’t Joseph Stalin seen as a traitor in his native Georgia?
Let me get this straight: In 1921, Georgia had been liberated from the Russian Empire and was a democratic country headed by the Mensheviks.
But then comes Stalin, Ordzhonikidze, and Beria with Red Army troops from Moscow, and they conquer Georgia to bring it into the Soviet Union. And when the Georgian people led the August Uprising of 1924, Stalin and his Caucasian Clique ruthlessly suppressed it.
After all of this, why isn’t Stalin seen as a traitor and a Russified sell-out to Georgians today?
@Russ: They have a freaking Stalin MUSEUM in Gori, Georgia!
Answers and Views:
Answer by Russ in NOVA
I am confused. Are you saying that they treat Stalin as a hero in Georgia? Because that doesn’t seem to be the case. No one else in the former Soviet Union treats him like a hero. He is as reviled in Georgia as anywhere.
Answer by Jango
Just because after that Stalin built powerful country called USSR with large industry, advanced science, nuclear weapon and stable society.
Some time ago this so called Georgian president Saakashvili ordered to demolish Stalins monument in Gori. It was done to find a favor in eyes of US…
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