Monument to Stalin is unveiled in Russian city despite criticism

May 9, 2015

Monument to Stalin is unveiled in Russian city despite criticism

A bust and a memorial plaque to Josef Stalin were unveiled Friday by Russian communists as concerns swirl that the Kremlin is turning a blind eye to glorifying the Soviet tyrant. On the eve of celebrations commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Soviet victory ...

Stalin still inspires 60 years after death

Mar 3, 2013

Stalin still inspires 60 years after death

The lack of any hint of the atrocities carried out at the Lubyanka building, particularly at the height of Josef Stalin's purges, symbolizes the ambivalent way in which Russia remembers the tyrant.

Mar 1, 2013

Today's take on Stalingrad

by Andrey Borodaevskiy

In one of Moscow’s central subway stations — Arbatskaya — the escalator leading up to the city exit ends in a spacious vestibule. On the front wall, a classic frame several meters high is covered with white plaster. It bears no image, and the ...