Volgograd was originally named Tsaritsin, then in 1925 the name was changed to Stalingrad. Stalin died in 1953, but it took another 12 years for the name to be finally changed to Volgograd in 1965 by Khruschev. The city is located on the river Volga.


Outside the city you can find a typical nearly desert nature. Also the battle fields of World War II are located around here. The city has a few interesting spots. There are many fascinating memorials and museums to visit. The city is rich with culture and history, and offers a wonderful experience of Russian life.

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