According to the local committee of the Communist Party of the Russian Federation (CPRF), the first stone will be laid at an event scheduled for May 8, 2021 in the city of Bor, at Nizhny Novgorod Obslast. On the same day, a time capsule will be laid, to be opened on May 9, 2045, on the 100th anniversary of the Great Antifascist Victory of the Peoples.
The Stalin Center at Niznhy Novgorod, which is going to be the largest of its kind in Russia, will include halls dedicated to various periods of the Soviet leader's life.
"The construction of the Stalin Center in Nizhny Novgorod region must be the first step in the opening of similar museums in all regions of Russia. This will give a powerful impetus to the patriotic education of the younger generation and the fight against the distortion and rewriting of history", said Vladislav Yegorov, First Secretary of the local Communist Party (CPRF) Committee.
A statue of Joseph Stalin was unveiled in the city of Bor last year.