President Putin addressing an official function marking the 60th anniversary of the Battle of Stalingrad.
Addressing the official function, President Putin said the unity displayed during the Great Patriotic War was particularly useful today in the conditions of resurgent extremism and terrorism. He stressed that such experience was also useful for the counter-terrorist coalition, and that Russia was its consistent ally and partner.
60th Anniversary of the Battle of Stalingrad
February 2, 2003