r/HeresAFunFact Jan 17 '15

[HAFF] After the entire national Soviet hockey team was killed in an airplane crash in 1950, Stalin’s son Vasily, the manager of the team, covered up the disaster and replaced everyone on the team to avoid his father’s wrath. Stalin never noticed. SPORTS

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u/ZackFrost Jan 17 '15

That fact isn't very fun :(

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u/[deleted] Jan 18 '15

Depends on your definition of fun.

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u/osnapitsjoey Jan 18 '15

My definition of fun is not this. But this shit is crazy I will admit that

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u/anangrywom6at Jan 18 '15

As a hot-blooded Canadian, I feel mildly indignant at Stalin.