World War II-era Red Army T-34-85 tank
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Russia marks 70th anniversary of Battle of Stalingrad

2 February 2013 Last updated at 18:32 GMT

Russians have been celebrating the 70th anniversary of the end of the Battle of Stalingrad.

Veterans of the battle attended a military parade in their honour, and President Vladimir Putin paid tribute to their heroism.

Soviet troops defeated the German Sixth Army, in what is considered a major turning point of World War II.

David Eades reports.