Stalin "purged the people who did not agree with him when he came to power. They killed Winston's parents and many others.
Also Stalin exiled his primary political rival, Trotsky, just as "BIG BROTHER" got rid of Emanuel Goldstein.
The terrors of a totalitarian government presented in George Orwell’s 1984 apply not only to the Party, but also to the Stalinist Russia of the 1930’s.
Frightening similarities exist between these two bodies which both started out as forms of government, and then mutated into life-controlling political organizations which “subordinated all institutions and classes under one supreme power” (Buckler 924).
1984 is about life in a world where no personal freedoms exist.
Winston the main character, is a man of 39 who is not extraordinary in either intelligence or character, but is disgusted with the world he lives in.
The Party seeks to stifle any individual or "potentially revolutionary" thought by introducing a new language, Newspeak, and the subsequent eradication of the English language.
The introduction of this new language means that eventually, no one is able to commit thoughtcrime due to the lack of words to express it.
when he killed off his rivals Kamenev & Zinoviev after a public trial where they were denounced as traitors).
"The Party" does this with most of their"traitors"(Public hangings,etc...).