'Stalin casts his vote in first Soviet election', 17 December 1937.
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'Joseph Stalin, wearing his inevitable uniform' and other Soviet government chiefs went to the poll with 90,000,000 other Russians in the Soviet Union's first parliamentary election. Photo shows: Joseph Stalin dropping his ballot paper into the urn as he voted in Section 58 of the Lenin Election District in Moscow. Left is V Molotov and on right K Voroshilov, War Commissioner, and N Yashov.'