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Russia: Stalin at Renovated Kurskaya

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, Russia, Arts & Culture, History, Politics

LJ user russos posts photos [1] (RUS) of the newly renovated Kurskaya-Koltsevaya [2] metro station in Moscow, which now sports this line from the 1944 version of the Soviet anthem [3]: “Stalin brought us up – on loyalty to the people, he inspired us to labor and to heroism!” The post has so far generated 782 comments; LJ user drugoi‘s post on the same topic has 1,329 comments [4] (RUS) right now; and there are also 109 comments [5] (RUS) to LJ user avmalgin‘s post.