Russia marks anniversary of Stalin's death

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A Georgian holds a portrait of former Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin and a candle marking the 60th anniversary of his death as he stands in a church in Stalin's home town of Gori, some 80 km (50 miles) west of the Georgian capital Tbilisi, Tuesday, March 5, 2013. Georgian communists, who flocked to Stalin's hometown of Gori for the anniversary on Tuesday, hope that the government of Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili, whose bloc defeated Saakashvili's party in parliamentary elections last fall, will restore the Stalin monument torn down on Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili's orders. (AP Photo/Shakh  Aivazov)

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Six decades on, Stalin's legacy remains the subject of bitter debate and broad interpretation in Russia, where many still believe he did some good for the country.

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