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Operation Barbarossa: What would Europe look like if the Soviets hadn’t defeated Hitler?
Never has a leader so catastrophically misjudged the character of an enemy as Hitler misjudged the Soviet Union and its people prior to launching his invasion of the country on June 22, 1941.

21.06.2015 15:14

Activists decry Russians' increasing sympathy for Stalin
The head of the Russian NGO that specializes in the investigation of Stalinist purges has voiced concern over the growing popularity of the late Soviet dictator, as demonstrated by public opinion polls.

31.03.2015 11:36

Riga Nazi vets parade ‘reinterpretation of history for political purposes’
Whatever happened in the past, either during WWII or under the Stalin regime, cannot be used to justify present day politics, Lode Vanoost, former deputy speaker of the Belgian parliament, told RT, commenting on the Waffen SS veterans’ parade in Riga.

16.03.2015 09:08

Leading NGO opposes plan to rename Russian city 'Stalingrad'
The NGO Memorial, which specializes in documenting the history of the Stalinist purges, has sharply criticized a proposal to erect a monument to Josef Stalin in Moscow and to rename the city of Volgograd as Stalingrad.

25.02.2015 11:08

Hitler-Stalin meme: When childish talk becomes dangerous
Western mainstream media has a hard time with history, with both its meaning and application. At the same time the main stream has a fascination with the historical figures of Adolph Hitler and Joseph Stalin.

05.11.2014 19:16

Obama blasted for cracking down on free press
A letter to the White House, a laundry list of recommendations for the president and a 29-page report about the administration’s assault on free press are all compiled in the latest offering from the Center to Protect Journalists.

10.10.2013 15:14

Russians name Brezhnev best 20th-century leader, Gorbachev worst
Over half of Russians believe Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev was the best head of state in the past century, followed by Bolshevik Revolution mastermind Vladimir Lenin and dictator Joseph Stalin, a poll by Levada Center has revealed.

22.05.2013 13:28

Controversial Stalin monument unveiled in Russia’s Sakha-Yakutiya republic
Russian war veterans in the republic of Sakha-Yakutiya believe that Joseph Stalin’s achievements as military commander of the Soviet Union deserve to immortalized in a bust statue, regardless of the controversy that surrounds the late leader.

08.05.2013 07:37

Volgograd or Stalingrad? Russia may hold referendum on renaming the city
The Russian city of Volgograd, the site of one of the most crucial battles in WWII, can get its former name Stalingrad back after a referendum, according to Valentina Matvienko, the Upper House Speaker.

04.02.2013 10:16

‘Stalin buses’ to mark 70th anniversary of Battle of Stalingrad in Russia
Public buses bearing portraits of Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin will appear on the streets of several Russian cities on February 2 – the 70th anniversary of the Red Army’s victory in the Battle of Stalingrad.

31.01.2013 09:37

Georgia rebuilds Stalin monuments to shut up Saakashvili
A monument to the Georgian-born Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin was restored in the Georgian village of Alvani on Friday in a bid to discredit the authority of President Mikhail Saakashvili, who had it removed from its original place.

21.12.2012 17:44

Red flowers for Stalin’s birthday
Communists across Russia are celebrating 133 years since the birth of one of the most influential dictators of the past century, Soviet leader Joseph Stalin.

21.12.2012 11:37