MOTHERLAND CALLS - for National Geographic
Join NatGeo reporter Sergey Gordeev at Mamaev Kurgan - the Battle of Stalingrad memorial complex in Volgograd, Russia. See "Motherland Calls" - the tallest statue in Europe, located at the site where the Soviet army stopped the German advance during World War II.
ABOUT THE SERIES: In the summer of 2018, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC partnered with FOX Sports to cover the world’s most watched single-sport tournament: the FIFA World Cup. Go beyond the matches and see some of the country’s most unique people, places, history, and culture as NatGeo reporter and Moscow native Sergey Gordeev takes you on a daily journey through his home country.
Videos originally broadcast during Fox Sports coverage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Original air date: June 14, 2018. Host: Sergey Gordeev
Producers: Mark Ruberg, Anastasia Okulova AP: Jennifer Buglio
Director of Photography: Domenic Zanghi
Second camera: Slava Titov
Sound: Igor Ushankov
Light: Alexei Morozychev
Editor: Jason Sanchez
Original air date: July 14, 2018.