Not to be forgotten – ever, the battle of Stalingrad.

February 1, 2013   ·   0 Comments

 A colossal monument, The Motherland Calls, was erected on Mamayev Kurgan. It has the size of three statues of liberty and is a symbol of the unprecedented effort in human history in which the Red Army defeated Nazi Germany. Eighty percent of the total armed assault in WWII was absorbed by the Red Army. Hundreds of millions are enjoying their freedoms today thanks to the sacrifice of the nations of former Soviet Union. The world will never forget their heroism.
Russia revives Stalingrad city name – six days a year (via AFP)

Mikhail Mordasov/AFP/FileThe giant ‘Mother Motherland’ monument in the Russian city of Volgograd was built to honour those who died in the Battle of Stalingrad during the World War II. Lawmakers in the Russian city of Volgograd on Thursday voted to revive its wartime name of Stalingrad for ceremonial…


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