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.