Gennady Suhanovo: Mikhail Klimentyev / RIA Novosti
Communist party leader Gennady Zyuganov commented on an essay by the Russian writer Elena Chizhova, in which she said that Joseph Stalin helped Adolf Hitler in the destruction of Leningrad during the great Patriotic war. The words of the policy the radio station “Moscow Says”.
“I don’t want any nonsense comment. In my family all fought for me to win is sacred. Everything else is speculation, filth and meanness, especially on the eve of the holiday,” — said Zyuganov.
Previously, the winner of the award “Russian Booker” Elena Chizhova published an article in which he spoke about the hatred of the leader of the Soviet Union to Leningrad and its inhabitants. According to the writer, Stalin wanted to destroy the city because of the ability of the residents to think critically, become an obstacle “to strengthen godlike power.” Chizhov said that two of the dictator destroyed city “in four hands”, and drew attention to the fact that instead of food to besieged Leningrad were supplied with building materials.
The siege of Leningrad lasted nearly 900 days from 8 September 1941. To break through the cordon managed 18 January 1943. During the siege, according to various estimates, killed from 400 thousand to 1.5 million people.
Earlier in April, “Levada-center” has published the data of the study, swaying the attitude of Russians to Stalin. According to the survey, the level approved by the head of the Soviet Union has reached a historic high, but the majority of Russians said they would not want to live in the era of the Soviet leader.
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