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War witness

Israeli center calls on Croatia to cut pensions to former Nazi-allied servicemen
Israeli chief of the Nazi-hunting Simon Wiesenthal Center has called on the Croatian government to stop paying pensions to former soldiers who served in the country’s Nazi-allied armed forces.

19.05.2015 20:49

Fresh arrests in Turkish military over smuggling weapons to Syria
Eight Turkish soldiers have been arrested on charges of smuggling weapons into Syria. These are the latest incidents in a massive scandal, which follows numerous allegations leveled at Ankara for supplying jihadists fighting in Syria with weapons.

17.05.2015 12:21

119 Lives Unlived: RT’s Paula Slier follows path of her Holocaust victim relative in new documentary
Found by chance, old letters once written by young Flip Slier have taken RT journalist Paula Slier on a personal mission to follow her relative’s last path from home to a Nazi death camp and learn the fate of 119 family members exterminated during WWII.

17.05.2015 03:50

‘Immortal Regiment’ marches on: World celebrates Victory Day (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
About 12 million people around Russia and abroad have joined Victory Day parades to mark 70 years since victory over Nazi Germany in WWII. Many of them gathered to march with the so-called “Immortal Regiment” to honor the veterans of the war.

09.05.2015 07:22

A tale of war: The meaning of peace
This weekend all of Russia pays tribute to not just Soviet soldiers and citizens who sacrificed in the Great Patriotic War, but to the sacrifice of all humanity.

08.05.2015 15:20

Chief Rabbi of Tel Aviv: ‘A Russian boy saved my life at Buchenwald’
Yisrael Meir Lau, the former Chief Rabbi of Israel, and the head of the world’s biggest Holocaust museum, recalls losing most of his family to the Nazis, surviving the horrors of concentration camps, and being rescued from a heap of corpses 70 years ago.

08.05.2015 20:45

Coup de grace: Nazi Berlin’s fall in RT’s 3D reenactment
The last major battle of WWII in Europe came in April-May 1945, as the Red Army surrounded the German capital and pushed inwards to decapitate the Nazi regime. In a last-ditch attempt to turn the war around Nazi leaders rounded up civilians to fight.

08.05.2015 09:59

Halting Hitler's push: Bloodiest WWII battle in RT's 3D reconstruction
A battle that lasted over six months and claimed over 2 million lives, the fighting for Stalingrad became the bloodiest confrontation of World War II.

07.05.2015 11:46

Former GDR top brass slam US-NATO policy, anti-Russian rhetoric in open letter
Former top military commanders of the German Democratic Republic (GDR) penned an open letter on the eve of WWII Victory Day celebrations calling for the US and NATO to refrain from Cold War policies and cooperate with Russia to solve the Ukrainian crisis.

07.05.2015 05:20

Turning the tide of WWII: Biggest-ever tank battle in RT's 3D graphics
As Russia remembers the Soviet Army's exploits in combatting the Nazis push in 1941-45, it cannot leave out the major turning point of the war, which remains to this day the largest tank battle in history: the Battle of Kursk.

06.05.2015 15:27

Moscow’s last stand: How Soviet troops defeated Nazis for first time in WW2
Having quickly conquered most of Europe, the Nazi German army that arrived on the outskirts of the USSR’s capital in autumn of 1941 appeared to be an unstoppable war machine. It was the Soviet troops at the Battle of Moscow who shattered this illusion.

05.05.2015 13:33

First-hand accounts: Ask your questions in RT-hosted chat with WWII veterans at Google+ Hangout
Would you like to talk to the participants of the bloodiest war in history? To ask them about the hardships they had to endure, or thank them for what they have done for victory over Nazism?

05.05.2015 12:27