publication date: Sunday, March 26, 2006 (part of Round XXVII)

category: Government

clue: If you can't recognize the leader who brought Russia into the modern world at the cost of millions of lives, you're just stallin'.

explanation: Stalin was the leader of Russia from 1927 to 1953. The word "stallin'" was a play on his last name. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Denise Sawicki, Amy Austin, Erik Bates, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Dave Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Scott Horowitz, Megan Baxter, Lori Lancaster, Chris McKinnon, Mihai Rusu, Michael Paul Cote, Jackie Mason, Josh Paddison, Amir H. Sufyani, and Dan Ecker

trivia: The source photo of a young Stalin was taken from Fin du si├Ęcle, where it is Sasha Mironov's character photo.

Russia Week This goo was part of Russia Week.



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