It's a little-known fact that Soviet Russia sent an expedition to Skull Island in the 1930s. Here are some rare, archive photos.
The Soviets never did anything by halves - they brought plenty of troops to 'liberate' the islanders:
Stalin himself led the force, in his 'Steel Man' battlesuit:
But the King of Skull Island - KONG - was not impressed:
There was some fighting:
And, say what you like about him, Uncle Joe remained stoic in the face of reptile halitosis:
Until Kong joined in and stomped him. The rest of the Soviet army fled:
One can only assume that he escaped, or that the Stalin who led Russia during WWII and beyond was a double. History doesn't say.
(24AP game of 'Hordes of the Things' in 15mm, with my son's King Kong army defending and winning a quick, easy victory against my Weird WWII Soviets. That final picture shows three Behemoths in action, two of them generals.)