Ex-inmates in Latvia’s concentration camp at Salaspils, where thousands died, including children, are appalled at the resurgence of far-right nationalism. While Riga prefers to turn a blind eye to the atrocities, witnesses share their stories with RT.
Adolf Hitler and Joseph Stalin were equally blamed for setting off World War II by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Thursday. Both the Nazi and Soviet leaders were behind the “massacre,” aiming at “splitting Europe,” Poroshenko lectured.
They survived the Great Patriotic War carrying its horrors through their lives. On the eve of the 70th anniversary of victory over Nazi Germany, RT interviewed 70 war witnesses who recount their wartime memories.
Their tales are tense, harrowing and touching by turn – every day until Victory Day on May 9, RT will upload a mini-documentary highlighting a memorable wartime story retold by those who witnessed World War II at close quarters.
Everyone, who, as myself, has a kid in high school, is used to answering countless questions. I wonder, if any of you is finding it harder now to answer simple questions like “Wasn’t Nazism defeated in the WWII? Weren’t the Nazis convicted in Nuremberg?”
It would be far more easy to address the issue of ISIS in Syria if the opposition and the government negotiated a ceasefire, the UN envoy Staffan de Mistura told RT, emphasizing that the mediators’ role is to help Syrian people find a Syrian solution.
Britain’s foreign aid budget is growing at such a rate that ministers are “struggling” to use it properly, a new report suggests, as politicians are criticized for spending too much on overseas development.
More British Muslims should be recruited into the UK’s armed forces, one of Britain’s highest-ranking soldiers has said. Muslim Public Affairs Committee UK blamed the poor uptake on the community’s ‘demonization’ and Britain’s ‘unethical’ foreign policy.
A pregnant political activist entered a glitzy arms industry dinner in Westminster, commandeered a microphone and warned assembled arms dealers and MPs that making profit “causing death and destruction around the world” is unacceptable.