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Event to mark Battle of Stalingrad 70th anniversary

30 January 2013 Last updated at 23:15 GMT

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.