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Duma honors Unknown Soldier with new Russian national holiday
The Russian Lower House has approved the bill setting the Day of the Unknown Soldier as an official holiday celebrated on December 3.

24.10.2014 12:59

Redditors plan to visit funeral of WW2 vet who outlived friends, thought no one would attend
​The oldest World War II veteran in Kentucky worried that by the time he passed, none of his friends would be around for his funeral. But thanks to Reddit, Roscoe Cassidy, who died Tuesday, might have more attendees at his service than he ever expected.

23.10.2014 17:05

First military parade in decades: Serbia marks 70yrs since Soviets liberated it from Nazis
To celebrate the anniversary of Belgrade's liberation from Nazi occupation, the Serbian capital hosted its first military parade in nearly 30 years. Some 4,500 troops participated in the event, which was attended by both Serbian and Russian leaders.

16.10.2014 15:27

​Very vicious circle: UK govt hypes terror threat its policies create
If the UK government really sought to keep the nation safe from terrorism, it would stop meddling in the internal affairs of Mideast states instead of hyping the Islamic terror threat, and at the same time, doing everything for it to be in place.

16.10.2014 12:50

Russian wife of a Crimean Tatar hero
“Do you want to talk to the Russian widow of our Crimean Tatar hero? You’ll hear the opinion of a Russian who knows our people, though her view is different,” a Crimean Tatar family offers.

03.10.2014 09:41

Buried Nazi gas chambers discovered by archaeologists in Poland
Archeologists have unearthed hidden Nazi gas chambers at the site of the Sobibor Nazi concentration camp in eastern Poland. An estimated 250,000 people were killed at the camp.

18.09.2014 17:09

Former Auschwitz guard charged over 300,000 deaths in Nazi death camp role
A 93-year-old man has been charged with 300,000 counts of accessory to murder for his role as a guard in Auschwitz. The man spent two-and-a-half years at the Nazi death camp in charge of inmates’ possessions and money.

16.09.2014 06:36

US 6th-graders told to compare ‘power abusers’ Hitler and Bush
Bringing Nazi comparisons into discussions is usually reserved for internet arguments, not middle school classrooms. But one US teacher may have missed that lesson when she assigned her sixth graders homework comparing Adolf Hitler and George W. Bush.

12.09.2014 19:36

A betrayal too far: Only brutal honesty will do at Arnhem’s 70th anniversary
From Wednesday 17th to Friday 26th September this year thousands of friends and relatives of the fallen and the final few who fought there 70 years ago will gather to commemorate the Battle of Arnhem.

01.09.2014 10:21

‘Anything US touches turns into Libya or Iraq’: Top Putin quotes at youth forum
Vladimir Putin has criticized Washington’s unilateral actions on the international arena, saying that whatever it touches seems to be turning into Libya or Iraq. Below are the top 10 quotes from the Russian President’s speech at the Seliger youth forum.

29.08.2014 16:06

Putin: Kiev’s shelling in E. Ukraine reminiscent of Nazi actions during WWII
Russian President Vladimir Putin has compared the shelling of east Ukrainian towns and cities by Kiev’s troops to actions carried out by the Nazis during World War II.

29.08.2014 10:32

Holocaust chic? Zara withdraws ‘Nazi concentration camp’ pajamas
Spanish clothes giant Zara has removed a striped baby shirt with a sewn-on badge identical to the Star of David, after shoppers were outraged by its similarities to a Nazi death camp uniform.

27.08.2014 14:51

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