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Ukraine, portraits of Stalin in Donetsk

Monument to Ukrainian poet Stus removed

19 October, 15:17

(ANSA) - MOSCOW - Pro-Russian separatists in south-eastern Ukraine rediscover the myth of Stalin, bloody tyrant. In the main square of Donetsk - the most important city under rebel control - three posters featuring a large portrait of Soviet dictator have appeared, along with the slogan ''Our cause is just. The enemy will be defeated. We will win''. Moreover, in the territory of the University of Donetsk, the separatists removed a monument to Ukrainian poet Vasyl Stus, who died in 1985, aged, 47 in the 'Perm-36' camp, where numerous dissidents were imprisoned. (ANSA).

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