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Monument to Stalin, Churchill and Roosevelt unveiled in Yalta

Yalta, Crimea.
Yalta, Crimea. Image by Nick Savchenko / CC BY-SA 2.0

A monument which includes sculptures of the Soviet, British and US wartime leaders Josef Stalin, Winston Churchill and Franklin Roosevelt has been erected by Russian authorities in Crimea. The bronze monument was unveiled in Yalta on the fifth of February and it marks the 70th anniversary of the 1945 Yalta conference during which the three leaders carved up post-WWII Europe. Read more: rferl.org