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Siege of Leningrad and Stalin's Betrayal

This documentary investigates what took place in the Soviet city of Leningrad after Russian troops emerged victorious at the end of a grueling 900-day siege by the Germans during World War II. In spite of the army's success, Stalin executed the war heroes who gave their all during the campaign and imprisoned their families.


This program uses classified documents and survivors' testimonies to piece together events in an attempt to explain the Russian dictator's reasons for the massacre.