The candidate in presidents of Russia from party of the Communist party Pavel Grudinin in an interview with the author of the Youtube channel “wdud” Yuri Dude called Joseph Stalin the best leader of the country in the last 100 years.
“Well, what is more of a leader? If you don’t count Lenin as he was more a theorist, he was unable to put many of his ideas, he did not have a life”, – said the politician. According to Grudinina, Stalin is good because “made from completely illiterate country the country with the best education”, achieved a GDP growth rate of 15%. During his Soviet medicine, which impressed the British and Americans, said the presidential candidate.
The politician also opposed the screening of the Comedy film “Death of Stalin”, though said before that, that relates to censorship “extremely negative” and accept only self-censorship. Concerning the ban of the film Grudinin said, “No need to mock people who are in the grave. This is not art, it is a mockery of our history.” According to Grudinina, there is no longer censored, but “rules of decency”.