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Siberian Communists Unveil Stalin Monument Amid Controversy
The monument reflects Stalin's complicated legacy in modern-day Russia.
Gulag Documentary Takes Russian YouTube by Storm
The project aims to strike a balance between addressing serious subject matter while still appealing to younger audiences.
Stalin’s Record Approval Rating Is a Sign of Growing Discontent
The country is yearning for a "hero" of the past to correct the ills of society.
Stalin’s Approval Rating Among Russians Hits Record High – Poll
The Soviet leader is increasingly viewed as a "symbol of justice."
Russian Authorities Seal Stalin-Era NKVD Archives
“We haven’t had blocks of this scale before,” one researcher said.
Anti-Communists Detained at Stalin Commemoration in Moscow
The two activists were detained after shouting abuse at Stalin's statue.
Forgetting the Purges, Official Claims Russia Has 'Never' Targeted Dissidents
“I note that we’ve never, even in the days of tsarist Russia, killed people for dissent,” Magadan governor Sergei Nosov said.
Court Upholds FSB Chief’s Defense of Stalinist Repressions
A court has upheld a Russian intelligence chief’s controversial interview defending his predecessors, who were involved in organizing Stalinist repressions...
Russia’s Third-Largest City to Pay Tribute to Stalin With New Statue
The heated debate over the Stalin monument has spilled over into the streets, where locals discovered snow sculptures depicting Stalin’s bust.
Returning the Names: Victims of Stalin’s Great Terror Are Not Forgotten
This year, Moscow officials wanted the commemoration moved from the former KGB building.
Moscow Approves Event Honoring Stalinist Victims After Backlash, NGO Says
Participants traditionally gather at the Solovetsky Stone memorial on Oct. 29 to read the names, ages and professions of the victims of Stalinist terror...
Half of Russian Youth Say They’re Unaware of Stalinist Repressions – Poll
Conservative estimates say nearly 700,000 Soviet citizens were killed in the ‘Great Terror’ under Stalin’s rule.
Russian Ministry: Only Non-Political Gulag Records Destroyed
The Interior Ministry now admits it does delete some records of gulag survivors, but only those who were not convicted of committing political crimes.
A Gulag Historian Returns to Prison
Acquitted of child pornography, Yury Dmitriyev now faces charges of sexual assault.
Gulag Historian Yury Dmitriyev Hit With New Charges
Investigators in northern Russia have launched a new case against a historian and human rights activist famous for exposing mass killings from the Stalin...
Many Russians No Longer Hold Stalin Liable for WWII Deaths
A historically low number of Russians hold former Soviet leader Stalin responsible for the deaths of millions of Soviet citizens during World War II.
Acquittal Overturned, Gulag Historian Faces Second Trial
Yury Dmitriev exposed mass killings carried out during Stalin’s era, but found himself at odds with the Kremlin narrative.
Ministry Denies Destroying Gulag Prison Records
Minister Igor Zubov denies the existence of an alleged 2014 interdepartmental order calling for the removal of files belonging to gulag victims older than...
Inside Stalin’s Sochi Villa
Don’t miss stalin’s holiday villa in sochi, whose star began to rise back in soviet times.
Putin Says His Grandfather Cooked for Stalin and Lenin
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said the information in the film was accurate.
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