Russia: Uncertain future for Stalin bust discovered in Chelyabinsk Region pond

The remains of a statue depicting former USSR leader Joseph Stalin were found in a pond in the town of Kusa in the Chelyabinsk Region on Saturday. The discovery occurred amid repair works while the pond was being drained. Originally 1.5 meters (5 ft.) high, the statue is believed to have been dumped into the pond in 1956 at the height of De-Stalinization. The future of the bust is still... Еще unclear, but ongoing debates between locals and activist suggest it will either be destroyed or placed in a local museum.

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