Stalin’s Wives: Conspiracy Theories About Them

This article will be of some academic interest to the Stalin watchers who frequent our site. It is intended as an aperitif or introduction to a far more controversial article to be published here tomorrow, entitled “Is Trump the New Stalin?”

Stalin with his daughter Svetlana. She was to deny that her father ever married a “Jewess” called “Rosa Kaganovich” and maintained that no such woman even existed. She would have been astonished to learn that her father was a “Jew” and would have laughed at anyone who made such an absurd claim.  Read More