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Russian leadership backs restoration of ‘Stalingrad’ name to Volgograd

By Agence France-Presse
Saturday, June 7, 2014 13:31 EDT
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Russian leadership backs restoration of Stalingrad name (via AFP)

Russia’s deputy prime minister called on Saturday for the name Stalingrad to be restored to the city that was the site of a key World War II battle against the Nazis. “I never doubted the need to give back great Stalingrad its name. Not for the sake…



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