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War witness

Nazi camp liberator: ‘People remained human despite unspeakable horror’
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.

19.04.2015 20:12

‘River full of corpses was our reality:’ Survivors recall childhood in besieged Leningrad
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.

18.04.2015 16:01

Heirs of Holocaust victims sue French train company over death camp deportations
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.

18.04.2015 13:43

'They tortured us, now they march along central streets' - Survivors of Latvian concentration camp to RT
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.

12.04.2015 12:51

History lesson? Poroshenko says ‘Hitler & Stalin started WWII, wanted to divide Europe’
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.

09.04.2015 20:40

‘Our youth not listed among war losses’: RT interviews 70 WWII witnesses
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.

06.04.2015 03:26

Fear, hunger and heroism: RT interviews 70 War Witnesses for 70th V-Day anniversary
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.

30.03.2015 20:55

MoD splashes out on ​£500k-a-year boss despite military spending cuts
Amid chaos over defense cuts and strategy, the Ministry of Defense’s newest boss will be paid up to £535,000 (US$800,000) a year to lead the department’s multi-billion pound equipment program.

27.03.2015 09:53

Nazi ‘virus’ vaccine worn off since Nuremberg trials?
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?”

17.03.2015 15:46

​ISIS taking advantage of Syrian conflict, opposition & govt should cease fire – UN envoy tells RT
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.

06.03.2015 03:34

Will ceasefire hold? Thin hopes in E. Ukraine hours before truce as shelling goes on
On the eve of the Minsk-agreed ceasefire, locals in eastern Ukraine are far from being too optimistic. The horrors of the war leave little room for hope, RT journalists in the region have found out.

14.02.2015 06:06

​UK foreign aid spending ‘not fit for purpose’ – report
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.

12.02.2015 15:33