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What were the main causes of Josef Stalin being totally ruthless and unforgiving towards

his countrypeople in terms of becoming POWs and forced laborers in Nazi Germany during World War II?

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    bethperry 2 years ago

    I tried to write that out without the * but got a message the word didn't comply to Hubpages standards. Very sorry there.

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    Grace Marguerite Williams (gmwilliams) 2 years ago

    Yes, Stalin was a latter day tsar.h His idol was Ivan the Terrible, one of the most ruthless tsars in Russian history.You're right that the Russian government was totalitarian in nature. It goes back to the Mongols to the tsars to Communists.