Questions on Communist Russia o 2013 - How did Stalin transform the Soviet economy and/or use show trials to consolidate his power? o 2012 - What were the main characteristics of Stalin’s rule in Russia? o 2011 - To what extent did Lenin and/or Stalin bring about social and economic change? o 2010 - How effective were the internal and external policies of Josef Stalin? o 2009 - How did dictators use propaganda and/or terror to maintain their power? o 2008 - 1. What did Lenin and Stalin contribute to communism in Russia? o 2007 - How significant was the role played by the Soviet Union in World War II? o 2006 - To what extent did Stalin transform the society and economy of the Soviet Union?