Stalin's Dictatorship

Leaders

Lenin

1920 - 1924

Power Struggle

1924 - 1929

Stalin

1929 - 1941

Events

NEP

1921

Stalin becomes General Secretary

1922

Lenin Dies

January 1924

Stalin becomes khozyain (father-figure)

February 1924

Trostky - expelled from the Politburo

1926

Kamenev and Zinoviev - expelled from the party

1927

Collectivisation introduced

1929

Bukharin, Rykov and Tomsky - demoted

November 1929

Demoted - moving some to a lower rank job (as a punishment)

Kirov was shot

December 1934

Show Trials - Zinoviev and Kamenev

August 1936

Show Trials - Bukharin and Rykov

March 1938

Five-Year Plans

First

1928 - 1933

Second

1933 - 1938

Third - cut short due to WW2

1938 - 1939