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People watch the fireworks exploding over the giant Mother Motherland... News PhotoBattle,City,Exploding,Horizontal,People,Politics,Russia,Statue,VolgogradPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPPeople watch the fireworks exploding over the giant Mother Motherland statue, at the Stalingrad Battle memorial, in the Russian city of Volgograd, late on February 2, 2013. Russia marked today the 70th anniversary of a brutal battle in which the Red Army defeated Nazi forces and changed the course of World War II. AFP PHOTO / MIKHAIL MORDASOV (Photo credit should read MIKHAIL MORDASOV/AFP/Getty Images)