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Russia's War

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‘Russia's War' is an important and exhaustive account of the country's history 1924-53, the period of Stalin's rule. It concentrates on the war between Russia and Germany but sets this in the context of the dictator's reign of terror. Stalin's crimes are not news to the world, but what this series provides is the pictures, the witnesses, the documents, fresh details and reportage. A British-Russian co-production, it gives a salutary insight into what led to the death of twenty-five million Soviets during the Great Patriotic War and forty million more during Stalin's era. Vivid testimonial help bring this dark period in history to life in this compelling account of ‘Russia's War'.