Russia Using WW2 Myths To Fuel Militant New Patriotism

"As long as the war is remembered, everything is justified", says political analyst Dmitry Oreshkin. With Russia preparing to mark 70 years since the conflict in which 25 million Soviets lost their lives, many anticipate a state-led exploitation of patriotism, led by Putin. "The escape into a myth that creates unity is very convenient", a historian explains. This report takes us to the frontline of the military re-enactment of Stalingrad.

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