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According to Stalin's biographer, Simon Sebag Montefiore, the Boss was well aware that Mandelstam, Pasternak, and Bulgakov were geniuses, but ordered their writings suppressed.
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According to Joseph Stalin's national policy, each of the national groups that formed the Soviet Union would receive a territory in which to pursue cultural autonomy in a socialist framework.
According to Roy Medvedev, Stalin's daughter Svetlana recalled Molotov and his wife telling her: " Your father was a genius.
According to Simon Sebag Montefiore, " A few days later, as Yezhov buzzed in and out of Stalin's office, a broken Marshal Tukhachevsky confessed that Yenukidze had recruited him in 1928, that he was a German agent in cahoots with Bukharin to seize power.
According to Montefiore, Stalin's close friend and confidant Lazar Kaganovich later joked, " Tukhachevsky hid Napoleon's baton in his rucksack.
According to the American magazine Time, Rakovsky also played a hand in motivating Stalin's decision to marginalize Comintern leader Zinoviev, by complaining that the latter's foreign policy was needlessly radical.
According to Mr. Rapoport, " one of Stalin's first gifts to the Nazis was to turn over some 600 German Communists, most of them Jews, to the Gestapo at Brest-Litovsk in German-occupied Poland .".
According to Barmine, Stalin's Great Purge began with the assassination of the Leningrad party leader Sergei Kirov.
According to Gorlizki and Khlevniuk ( 2004 ), Stalin's consistent and overriding goal after 1945 was to consolidate the nation's superpower status and, in the face of his growing physical decrepitude, to maintain his own hold on total power.
According to the special report of Vladimir Janjghava, Georgian SSR Minister of Internal Affairs, the unrest began on 4 March 1956, when groups of students gathered to mark the third anniversary of Stalin's death at the Stalin monument at the Kura embankment in downtown Tbilisi.
According to the controversial testimony of Ruben Kipiani, later tried as an author of this petition, the demands were: first, return of the " closed letter " on Stalin to the CPSU Central Committee ; second, removal of Anastas Mikoyan, Nikolai Bulganin, and Nikita Khrushchev from both party and government positions ; third, creation of a new government ; fourth, release of the Azerbaijan SSR first secretary Mir Jafar Baghirov from prison ; fifth, promotion of the Soviet Georgian officials Akaki Mgeladze and Mzhavandze to the Central Committee Presidium ; sixth, appointment of Stalin's son Vasily to the Central Committee ; seven, institution of an amnesty.
According to Partisan Review co-editor William Barrett's " The Truants: Adventures Among the Intellectuals ", the Marxist Rahv had a healthy contempt for " Liberals ", whom he viewed as appeasers of Joseph Stalin's post-World War II Soviet Union.
According to different participants at the Moscow Conference, Joseph Stalin's participation in Kars Treaty was huge in the context of the large area of Democratic Republic of Armenia's territory which was transferred to Turkey.
According to the Levada polling centre, Stalin's popularity marks have tripled among Russians in the last twenty years, and the trend had accelerated since Vladimir Putin has come to power.
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According to Ben Pimlott, biographer of Queen Elizabeth II, the Aga Khan presented Her Majesty with a filly called Astrakhan, who won at Hurst Park Racecourse in 1950.
According to biographer Keay Davidson, Sagan's " inner war " was a result of his close relations with both his parents, who were in many ways " opposites ".
According to biographer Ray Spangenburg, these early years as Sagan tried to understand the mysteries of the planets, became a " driving force in his life, a continual spark to his intellect, and a quest that would never be forgotten.
According to Cay Van Ash, Rohmer's biographer and former assistant who became the first author to continue the series after Rohmer's death, " Fu Manchu " was a title of honour, which meant " the Warlike Manchu.
According to Capra biographer Joseph McBride, Capra " obviously felt a strong identification with the story of a Jewish immigrant who grows up in the ghetto of New York ... and feels he has to deny his ethnic origins to rise to success in America.
According to Handel's first biographer, John Mainwaring, he " had discovered such a strong propensity to Music, that his father who always intended him for the study of the Civil Law, had reason to be alarmed.
According to Gardner's first biographer, Jack Bracelin, Com was very flirtatious and " clearly looked on these trips as mainly manhunts ", viewing Gardner as a nuisance.
According to the biographer Esther Forbes, the Guy Fawkes Day celebration in the pre-revolutionary American colonies was a very popular holiday.
According to Berry's biographer Mark A. Moore, " The song ( with backing vocals, plus additional instruments added by the Ernie Freeman combo ) had a raucous R & B flavor, with a bouncing bomp-bomp vocal hook that would become a signature from Jan on future recordings.
According to biographer Julie Phillips, the suicide note Sheldon left was written years earlier, and saved until needed.
According to Moon biographer Tony Fletcher's, Moon's toilet pyrotechnics began in 1965 when he purchased 500 cherry bombs.
According to his biographer, the Chevalier became a great admirer of Lucrezia's, considering her a " pearl among women ".
According to his biographer in the Liber Pontificalis, Innocent was the son of a man called Innocens of Albano, but according to his contemporary Jerome, his father was Pope Anastasius I ( 399 – 401 ), whom he was called by the unanimous voice of the clergy and laity to succeed ( he had been born before his father's entry to the clergy ).
According to his early biographer Willibald, Boniface started to chop the oak down, when suddenly a great wind, as if by miracle, blew the ancient oak over.
According to Rolling Stone journalist and biographer David Sinclair, " Scary, Baby, Ginger, Posh and Sporty were the most widely recognised group of individuals since John, Paul, George, and Ringo ".
According to biographer McFeely, historians overwhelmingly agree that his intemperance at the time was a fact, though there are no eyewitness reports extant.
According to biographer McFeely, this discontent may have been responsible for Grant's ill-considered issuance of General Orders No. 11 on December 17, 1862.
According to another Grant biographer, Jean E. Smith, it was " one of the most blatant examples of state-sponsored anti-Semitism in American history.
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According to a family tree prepared in Jerusalem after World War II, Wittgenstein's paternal great-grandfather was Moses Meier, a Jewish land agent who lived with his wife, Brendel Simon, in Bad Laasphe in the Principality of Wittgenstein, Westphalia.
According to author Simon Reeve, Afif, Nazzal and one of their confederates had all worked in various capacities in the Olympic Village, and had spent a couple of weeks scouting out their potential target.
According to Simon Frith pop music is produced " as a matter of enterprise not art ", is " designed to appeal to everyone " and " doesn't come from any particular place or mark off any particular taste ".
According to a Variety article by Peter Bart in the May 15, 2005, issue, Nichols had become obsessed with Simon and Garfunkel's music while shooting the film.
According to the early church heresiologists Simon is also supposed to have written several lost treatises, two of which bear the titles The Four Quarters of the World and The Sermons of the Refuter.
* According to Simon Cowell's biography and Bill Carter's book Desperate Networks, UPN was offered American Idol before FOX and turned it down.
According to Telegraph journalist Simon Heffer, both Powell and Heath believed that Powell was responsible for the Conservatives ' losing the election.
According to Simon Chapman, a professor of public health at the University of Sydney, the burning agents in cigarette paper are responsible for fires and reducing them would be a simple and effective means of dramatically reducing the ignition propensity of cigarettes.
According to Simon ( 1980 ), jurors approach their responsibilities as decision makers much in the same way as a court judge – with great seriousness, a lawful mind, and a concern for consistency that is evidence-based.
According to the British historian Simon Schama the Batavian Republic has been controversially treated by historians.
According to Simon, " Willie's tone and way of playing provided a fullness and richness so distinctive that none of the later Miller imitators could ever accurately reproduce the Miller sound.
According to Acemoğlu, Simon Johnson and James Robinson, the positive correlation between high income and cold climate is a by-product of history.
According to one version of the legend, found in Percy's Reliques of Ancient English Poetry published in 1765, the beggar was said to be Henry, the son of Simon de Montfort, but Percy himself declared that this version was not genuine.
According to music writer Simon Reynolds, the hallmark of 1980s synthpop was its " emotional, at times operatic singers " such as Marc Almond, Alison Moyet and Annie Lennox.
According to Simon Reynolds, in some quarters synthesizers were seen as instruments for " effete poseurs ", in contrast to the phallic guitar.
According to this theory, the character Lisuarte is Edward, Oriana is Eleanor of England, the maid of Denmark is in fact the Maid of Norway, and Amadis is modelled after Simon de Montfort, the heroic Norman earl of Leicester.
According to church law, only the Pope had the power to depose a king. Historical depiction of Adolf ’ s death at the Battle of Göllheim, by Master Simon, Koblenz, 1829
According to CelebTV. com, Hasselhoff will appear in the videogame Ready 2 Rumble Revolution along with other celebrities such as Brad Pitt, Justin Timberlake and Simon Cowell.
According to his story, the Jews had drained Simon of his blood, supposedly for use in baking their Passover matzoht and for occult rituals that they allegedly practiced in private.
According to their drummer Simon Kirke, Free's most popular song All Right Now was written by bassist Andy Fraser and singer Paul Rodgers in their dressing room in Dunelm House, after a set of slower material had failed to excite the audience .< ref >
According to some Muslim traditions, Jesus was replaced by a double ; others suggest it was Simon of Cyrene, or one of the disciples such as Judas Iscariot.
According to Sheridan Morley, " This was in some ways the turning-point for Simon, the moment when he started to use his own life as something more than an excuse for a gag-fest.
According to author Simon Broughton, the composer and song collector Kodály identified songs that " apparently date back 2, 500 years " in common with the Mari people of Russia ; and, as well as the Mari, the ethnomusicologist Bruno Nettl indicates similarities in traditional Hungarian music with Mongolian and Native American musical styles.
According to longtime NSA computer expert Samuel Simon Snyder, " We chose the name from Li ' l Abner Yokum, the comic strip character who was a big brute, but not very smart, because we believed that computers, which can be big and do brute-force operations, aren't very bright either.