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Inside Stalin's secret WW2 bunker

A telephone sits on a desk inside Stalin's Bunker, a bunker complex built in 1942 as an alternative headquarters for the Soviet Union leader Joseph Stalin, in Samara, Russia. 

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A telephone sits on a desk inside Stalin's Bunker, a bunker complex built in 1942 as an alternative headquarters for the Soviet Union leader Joseph Stalin, in Samara, Russia. REUTERS/David Gray

A telephone sits on a desk inside Stalin's Bunker, a bunker complex built in 1942 as an alternative headquarters for the Soviet Union leader Joseph Stalin, in Samara, Russia. REUTERS/David Gray
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A meeting room with a large map hanging on a wall is seen inside Stalin's Bunker, in Samara, Russia. REUTERS/David Gray

A meeting room with a large map hanging on a wall is seen inside Stalin's Bunker, in Samara, Russia. REUTERS/David Gray

A meeting room with a large map hanging on a wall is seen inside Stalin's Bunker, in Samara, Russia. REUTERS/David Gray
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A small door leads into Stalin's Bunker. REUTERS/David Gray

A small door leads into Stalin's Bunker. REUTERS/David Gray

A small door leads into Stalin's Bunker. REUTERS/David Gray
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A couch is seen inside Stalin's Bunker. REUTERS/David Gray

A couch is seen inside Stalin's Bunker. REUTERS/David Gray

A couch is seen inside Stalin's Bunker. REUTERS/David Gray
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Posters and symbols decorate the walls of Stalin's Bunker. REUTERS/David Gray

Posters and symbols decorate the walls of Stalin's Bunker. REUTERS/David Gray

Posters and symbols decorate the walls of Stalin's Bunker. REUTERS/David Gray
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People walk past the building that stands above Stalin's Bunker. REUTERS/David Gray

People walk past the building that stands above Stalin's Bunker. REUTERS/David Gray

People walk past the building that stands above Stalin's Bunker. REUTERS/David Gray
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A stairway leading into Stalin's Bunker. REUTERS/David Gray

A stairway leading into Stalin's Bunker. REUTERS/David Gray

A stairway leading into Stalin's Bunker. REUTERS/David Gray
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A toilet in a bathroom is seen inside Stalin's Bunker. REUTERS/David Gray

A toilet in a bathroom is seen inside Stalin's Bunker. REUTERS/David Gray

A toilet in a bathroom is seen inside Stalin's Bunker. REUTERS/David Gray
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A guide touches a call button for a small elevator inside Stalin's Bunker. REUTERS/David Gray

A guide touches a call button for a small elevator inside Stalin's Bunker. REUTERS/David Gray

A guide touches a call button for a small elevator inside Stalin's Bunker. REUTERS/David Gray
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A lamp illuminates a corridor inside Stalin's Bunker. REUTERS/David Gray

A lamp illuminates a corridor inside Stalin's Bunker. REUTERS/David Gray

A lamp illuminates a corridor inside Stalin's Bunker. REUTERS/David Gray
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A lamp sits next to a telephone on a desk inside Stalin's Bunker. REUTERS/David Gray

A lamp sits next to a telephone on a desk inside Stalin's Bunker. REUTERS/David Gray

A lamp sits next to a telephone on a desk inside Stalin's Bunker. REUTERS/David Gray
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A tourist guide watches as tourists walk into the entrance of Stalin's Bunker. REUTERS/David Gray

A tourist guide watches as tourists walk into the entrance of Stalin's Bunker. REUTERS/David Gray

A tourist guide watches as tourists walk into the entrance of Stalin's Bunker. REUTERS/David Gray
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A tourist, visiting Russia for the World Cup, poses for a photograph dressed in a Russian military costume outside the entrance to Stalin's Bunker. REUTERS/David Gray

A tourist, visiting Russia for the World Cup, poses for a photograph dressed in a Russian military costume outside the entrance to Stalin's Bunker. REUTERS/David Gray

A tourist, visiting Russia for the World Cup, poses for a photograph dressed in a Russian military costume outside the entrance to Stalin's Bunker. REUTERS/David Gray
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Russian military costumes for tourists to wear hang from a fence outside the entrance to Stalin's Bunker. REUTERS/David Gray

Russian military costumes for tourists to wear hang from a fence outside the entrance to Stalin's Bunker. REUTERS/David Gray

Russian military costumes for tourists to wear hang from a fence outside the entrance to Stalin's Bunker. REUTERS/David Gray
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