The death of Joseph Stalin

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Sixty years ago the Soviet dictator died and the whole of the USSR was plunged into mourning. Although many people were genuinely grieving, others had to put on a show of sadness. Hear from two young Russians of the time about how his death affected them.

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Wed 6 Mar 2013 03:50 GMT

Cuban History Collection

Fidel Castro and Nikita Khrushchev, Credit: OFF/AFP/Getty Images

Stories from Cuba's recent history and its difficult relationship with the US

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