“A Russian Journal” was published 65 years ago, but it is the arguably among the most honest foreign reporting
The ferocious Battle of Stalingrad saw individual soldiers, armies, leaders and ideologies locked together in a savage war of attrition. Snipers such as Vasily Zaitsev boosted the Soviet soldiers’ morale in their superhuman defense of Stalingrad
Volgograd is called “Russia's most Soviet city,” and justifiably so. The city became known to the entire world as Stalingrad during World War II. The city had to be rebuilt from the ruins of war, and monuments to the city's defenders became famous
Disputes about Stalin’s role in history have flared up again, as the legislature of the city of Volgograd rules that the city shall be called Stalingrad on dates commemorating key anniversaries of World War II
On Feb. 2, nearly 1,200 guests made up of 200 delegations from dozens of Russian regions and 18 countries around the world – including Germany – turned out to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Stalingrad
Members of military history clubs from Volgograd region recreated "the last battle of Stalingrad" which finally crushed the German forces under the command of General Shteker. The reconstruction was devoted to the 70th anniversary of the combat.
Russia commemorated the epic 200-day battle of Stalingrad with a military parade and fireworks. In this brutal fight the Red Army defeated Nazi forces and changed the course of World War II.
Stalingrad, epicenter of the most epic battle, is a reminder to Americans of what Russia did for them
The course of world history took a sharp turn at Stalingrad
Seventy years ago, the fate of the world lay in Stalingrad. Today the battle there is commemorated in various monuments around the city now known as Volgograd
The Restore the Soldier's Name campaign aims to immortalize 17,000 previosly unknown soldiers and officers who fell during the Stalingrad Battle
Russians marked the 70th anniversary of the beginning of the Soviet counter-offensive during the Battle of Stalingrad that claimed the lives of almost 650,000 Russians.