|Volgograd will become Stalingrad again|
Volgograd will become Stalingrad again.The government of Volgograd city took unanimous decision on Thursday,January 31,2013 to officially restore its Communist-era name, Stalingrad, for six days each year. Volgograd will officially become the “hero-city Stalingrad” on Saturday,February 02,2013 when the city celebrates the 70th anniversary of a landmark victory there over the Nazis in 1943 that turned the tide of World War II. It will do so again on five other days that commemorate the Soviet Union’s victory in the war. Pictured: The Motherland statue (back)(or The Mamayev Kurgan Monument)in Mamayev Kurgan War Memorial of Volgograd. Russian war veterans in Mamayev Kurgan War Memorial.
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