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Russia: Communists mark 63rd anniversary of Stalin's death01:56

Russia: Communists mark 63rd anniversary of Stalin's death

Russian Federation, Moscow
March 5, 2016 at 13:38 GMT +00:00 · Published

Russia's Communist Party marked the 63rd anniversary of the death of Joseph Stalin in Moscow on Thursday.

Hundreds of people holding Stalin’s portraits and the Soviet flags gathered near the memorial to Georgi Zhukov in the centre of Moscow.

The party members then moved to pay their respects at Stalin’s grave near the Kremlin wall where they laid flowers and wreaths at his memorial.

Joseph Stalin held the post of the General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union from April 3, 1922 till the day of his death.

He died on March 5, 1953 at his personal residence in Kuntsevo Dacha.

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Russia's Communist Party marked the 63rd anniversary of the death of Joseph Stalin in Moscow on Thursday.

Hundreds of people holding Stalin’s portraits and the Soviet flags gathered near the memorial to Georgi Zhukov in the centre of Moscow.

The party members then moved to pay their respects at Stalin’s grave near the Kremlin wall where they laid flowers and wreaths at his memorial.

Joseph Stalin held the post of the General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union from April 3, 1922 till the day of his death.

He died on March 5, 1953 at his personal residence in Kuntsevo Dacha.

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