Serhat TUNAR -TDO- According to a survey in Russia, the record for the love of former Soviet Union leader Josef Stalin reached a record level.
In the results of the survey conducted by Russian public opinion research center Levada-Tsentr, 70 percent of the respondents saw the role of Stalin in the country's life as positive. 19 percent of Russia's citizens are facing negative stance against Stalin.
51 percent of those surveyed expressed their admiration, respect or sympathy for Stalin, while 14 percent said that they were uncomfortable, fearful or disgusted by Stalin.
1 percent of respondents said that he did not know who Stalin was.