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Actually, the Greek mausoleum is a shelter for a one story poor brick and wood house. It is not allowed to walk into the porch but two posts, one in Georgian (and in Georgian script), the other in Russian (and in Cyrillic script) tell that this is the house where Stalin was born in 1879.
The house stood among numerous other small houses of the same type, making a poor district of Gori. Under the lead of Beria, all other houses around were putdown in order to let it alone, in the middle of nothing. The mausoleum was built in 1939, again by Beria to protect the house and to enhance it’s importance while Stalin was still living.
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