Nowhere else were Nazi atrocities as evident as in the death camps, where thousands of human beings became “live material.” RT interviewed people, who were no stranger to these realities – both liberators and those from behind barbed wire.
One of the most tragic episodes of World War II was the Siege of Leningrad. RT interviewed two survivors who lived through the blockade as small kids. Seventy-one years on, both still shed tears as they recall the dark days.
Holocaust descendants have launched a class-action suit in a US federal court in Chicago against France’s biggest national rail company SNCF, to get compensation for confiscated and sold personal property of those deported to death camps.
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.