- Sputnik International, 1920
When a picture is worth a thousand words. See what's happening in the world from a more visual perspective with Sputnik's photo galleries, infographics and other multimedia content.

Video: 80th Anniversary of the Battle of Stalingrad That Turned WWII's Course

Eighty years ago, Soviet Red Army troops emerged victorious from one of the bloodiest and most intense urban battles in history – the Battle of Stalingrad.
Initially marching upon the city of Stalingrad as conquerors, Nazi troops met an inglorious end there with thousands perishing at the hands of Soviet soldiers, while the rest simply surrendered along with their commander, Field Marshal Friedrich Paulus.
The Soviet victory at Stalingrad became a pivotal moment in World War II, with the Red Army seizing the strategic initiative while a number of Hitler’s allies, such as Hungary and Romania, started seeking a way to sue for peace with the USSR.
To participate in the discussion
log in or register
Заголовок открываемого материала