#BBCtrending: Should Russia have surrendered Leningrad?

January 29, 2014 8:26 PM

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#BBCtrending: Should Russia have surrendered Leningrad?

Is it ok to question how events unfolded during World War Two? That's a hot topic of discussion on social media in Russia right now.

This week is the 70th anniversary of the end of the siege of Leningrad during WW2, and on Sunday the independent Russian TV station Dozhd conducted what turned out to be a very controversial poll. They asked whether Leningrad - now St Petersburg - should have been handed over to the Nazis in order t...

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