What tactic did Joseph Stalin use to intimidate and punish his political opponents in the Soviet Union?

1 Answer
Jun 15, 2017

Massive executions and deportations


Stalin had more than one million people executed during his reign and over 20 million people were deported. The intimidation in the Soviet Union was based on repression on a very large scale. Gulags in Siberia is where opponents were deported and sometimes died.