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Moscow 1947

Author: Semyon Ekshtut

August 1997
Page 16   ( 3 pages)

Summary: Fifty years ago, Moscow celebrated its 800th anniversary. But things were very different then. The Second World War was barely over and Stalin was still at the helm of the Soviet state. Yet, interestingly, he did not show for the celebration.

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