HIST 304 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Georgy Malenkov, Totalitarianism, Cuban Missile Crisis

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Lecture 8
Harvey Lavan Van Cliburn, Jr. - American who won the first
international thaikovski and the competition was to illustrate the
USSR’s cultural superiority in 1958. The judges asked Khrushchev and
he said if he was the best then give him the prize.
March 5th 1953 Stalin died.
He was still adored by many especially due to his leadership in the
war, particularly his not leaving Moscow.
He also had a terrible legacy
Post war purges of ethnic minorities in southern russia. Also purging
gov. Industries of jews. The fear of stalin’s rule spread to every aspect
of the soviet world. Any one with any talent in any sphere at one point
or another was afraid of him.
Those closest to him did not call medical attention when he collapsed
in his bedroom.
They decided that they did not want another stalin not just because of
fear, but also because of the totalitarian militarism and a reclaim for a
degree of legitimacy and economic improvement.
De-stalinization
Reducing internal conflict - Legality and means of procedure allowing
the citizens to have recourse against injustice.
Less US conflict to reduce military spending allowing for increased
economic improvement
Malinkov was stalin’s official successor he would serve as the Chairman
of the Council of Ministers.
Lavrentii P. Beria (March to June of 1953) was the one who was most
likely to succeed stalin and was deputy of NKVD and the one in charge
of the nuclear project, he then became leader of KBG and he was also
a vice chairman of the council of ministers along with Molotov and
others. He was introduced to Roosevelt at Potsdam as Stalin’s
Himmler. The thought of him coming to power was terrible to stalin’s
rivals and in late June of 1953 Khrushchev took action. He was not a
viable choice but he was a member of the Presedium and in late June
Khrushchev accused him of being British spy and the rest of the
Presedium one by one brought claims against Beria and Malenkov
called Gen, Zoubok with troops to arrest Beria, who was sentenced to
death and shot.
Malenkov would remain Prime Minister (he had been chairman of the
council of ministers) from 1953-1955 and Khrushchev was First
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Harvey lavan van cliburn, jr. - american who won the first international thaikovski and the competition was to illustrate the. The judges asked khrushchev and he said if he was the best then give him the prize. He was still adored by many especially due to his leadership in the war, particularly his not leaving moscow. Post war purges of ethnic minorities in southern russia. The fear of stalin"s rule spread to every aspect of the soviet world. Any one with any talent in any sphere at one point or another was afraid of him. Those closest to him did not call medical attention when he collapsed in his bedroom. They decided that they did not want another stalin not just because of fear, but also because of the totalitarian militarism and a reclaim for a degree of legitimacy and economic improvement. Reducing internal conflict - legality and means of procedure allowing the citizens to have recourse against injustice.

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