Joseph Stalin with a group of prisoners at the Kutais jail, 1903
amongst other convicts in Kutaisi (Georgia, Russian Empire)
A unique mugshot of young Joseph Stalin
Stalin, Rykov , Zinoviev and Bukharin in 1924. The last 3 will subsequently executed on Stalin's orders
during a speech at a meeting of XV Congress of the CPSU
enjoying a day out in nature with his wife and other prominent Soviets
poses with Lavrentiy Beria and N.A. Kipshidze at a visit to his mother’s home in Georgia, 1935. This was the last time he came to see her.
Japanese Foreign Minister Matsuoka signing the Soviet–Japanese Neutrality Pact