A woman holds a portrait of Joseph Stalin on the anniversary of communist ruler’s birth in Moscow's Red Square. Photo: AP A woman holds a portrait of Joseph Stalin on the anniversary of communist ruler’s birth in Moscow's Red Square. Photo: AP
A woman holds a portrait of Joseph Stalin on the anniversary of communist ruler’s birth in Moscow's Red Square. Photo: AP
Russia

Russian scientists slam security chief for Stalin purge comments

Historians estimate about one million people perished in the 1930s out of about 20 million who died under his three-decade rule before his death in 1953

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A woman holds a portrait of Joseph Stalin on the anniversary of communist ruler’s birth in Moscow's Red Square. Photo: AP A woman holds a portrait of Joseph Stalin on the anniversary of communist ruler’s birth in Moscow's Red Square. Photo: AP
A woman holds a portrait of Joseph Stalin on the anniversary of communist ruler’s birth in Moscow's Red Square. Photo: AP
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