He was indeed. He was the terror master behind the Bolsheviks. He and the NKVD were responsible for the extermination of tens of millions of Russians and Ukrainians in the Great Famine of the 1920s and 30s. Most of this was caused by the Bolsheviks collectivism.
I worked with a Ukrainian-American. He told me his Grandmother said they even raked out the root cellars. ;)
"When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall, one by one." Edmund Burke
If you see the movie the Death Of Stalin I think youll find it interesting as it is a fairly accurate representation of what happened in the aftermath of Stalins Death.
"Call Me Ishmael" -Ishmael, A character from the book "Moby Dick" 1851. "Call Me Fishmeal" -Osama Bin Laden, A character created by the CIA, and the world's Hide And Seek Champion 2001-2011. -Tommythemadartist