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Stalin court case 'bizarre'

Stalin's grandson is to go to court to defend his grandfather's reputation. In the last few years, the Russian government has attempted to highlight the former soviet leader's "managerial skills" rather than his record in terrorising millions of his people. Orlando Figes, Professor of History at Birkbeck College, London, discusses the case.

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