In this photo made Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, speaks with World War II veteran Ilya Filatov at a reception marking the 70th anniversary of the Battle

 

              In this photo made Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, speaks with World War II veteran Ilya Filatov at a reception marking the 70th anniversary of the Battle
In this photo made Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, speaks with World War II veteran Ilya Filatov at a reception marking the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Stalingrad, in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia. The Battle of Stalingrad was turning point in World War II that led to the defeat of the Nazi Germany. (AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Alexei Nikolsky, Presidential Press Service)