Obama hails Medvedev for slamming Stalin crimes

(AFP) – 1 day ago

WASHINGTON — US President Barack Obama hailed Saturday his Russian counterpart’s “remarkable leadership” in criticizing human rights abuses committed under the Soviet Union’s wartime dictator Joseph Stalin.

Obama issued the statement on the eve of Russia’s commemoration of Victory Day, marking the 65th anniversary of the end of World War II for the Soviet Union.

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