Azarov praised the achievements of Stalin

Азаров похвалил достижения Сталина

The former Prime Minister of Ukraine believes that in the folk memory remained positive points of the activities of Joseph Stalin.

Joseph Stalin will forever be the biggest public figure on the world stage, create a great country. On December 21, the birthday of “great leader”, said former Prime Minister of Ukraine Mykola Azarov.

In his words, “different kinds of figures of domestic and foreign did everything to destroy people’s memory of any positive mention of Stalin”.

“It got to the point of absurdity, to claim that in the Great Patriotic war of the Soviet people defeated fascism under the leadership of Stalin, but in spite of it, although there are also the memoirs of Zhukov, Rokossovsky, Konev and others, published after the death of Stalin, in the era of the persecution of him, which show that the real leader of the USSR during the war was Stalin”, – wrote Azarov on his page in Facebook.

The former Prime Minister also noted that “in just 25 years, having absolutely destroyed by the wars and revolutions of the country, Stalin was able to transform it into the world’s second superpower to defeat the strongest in world history, Hitler’s army, uniting the forces of all Europe.”

As a vivid evidence of the achievements of Stalin Azarov told about the Tula region.

“Before the revolution the population of the Tula province was almost entirely illiterate and the average life expectancy was only 27 years old. At the time when I worked in the Tula region’s population possessed a high level of education and culture, and life expectancy exceeds 71 years,” writes the former Prime Minister.

Azarov admits that Stalin’s role was controversial, but “big is seen at a distance.”

As reported Корреспондент.netonly 22% of Ukrainians have a positive attitude to Joseph Stalin. Negatively to it are two thirds of citizens of Ukraine.

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