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Russia marks Stalingrad anniversary

Survivors of the Battle of Stalingrad have been talking to the BBC's Daniel Sandford ahead of the 70th anniversary of the end of the battle.

The 70th anniversary of the end of a major World War ll battle will be commemorated this weekend.

The Battle of Stalingrad was one of the turning points of the Second World War and is still regarded as one of the most brutal ever fought.

The conflict, which lasted nearly six months, ended on 2 February 1943.

The BBC's Moscow Correspondent, Daniel Sandford, has been talking to some of the survivors.

  • 30 Jan
  • From the section Europe