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Putin: A prisoner of his own myths?

Stalin stopped celebrating May 9 as the end of the war three years after the end of the war. It was Brezhnev who reinstated a great military parade at the Red Square on the 20th anniversary of the war and made it a holiday that year, but it was only Putin’s government that made it […]