"Stalin was like...": Viral ad sparks controversy
The posters, which were created for the Victims of Illegal Political Repressions Organization, use contemporary social platforms to illustrate to younger generations how much they have, and translate the awful reality of Soviet political repressions into a language they understand and can relate to.
The posters draw parallels between popular social networks and typical repressions of Stalinist times, and all provide historical details on this very dark period in Soviet history.
During 7 days the project was among TOP-3 most talked news in Russian web. Millions of views. Thousands of likes and shares. Stalin was like... viral bomb.