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Japanese nationalism: Decoy for American imperialism?
As the government of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe seeks to amend the country’s US-drafted constitution, granting the Tokyo’s military the power to wage war, some fear the return of old imperialistic tendencies.

25.05.2015 02:08

'Are we on fire?' Edge-of-your-seat cockpit footage of VE Day flyover emergency landing
The pilot of a vintage Avenger torpedo bomber who made an emergency landing during a VE Day flyover in Washington DC has released cockpit footage of the incident.

21.05.2015 19:24

70 years after: Germany allocates €10mn for compensation to former Soviet POWs
Berlin is preparing to pay compensation to about 4,000 surviving Soviet prisoners of war from WWII Nazi concentration camps. But 70 years on, the symbolic gesture is being seen as too little, too late.

21.05.2015 07:39

Tokyo wants ‘new level’ in relations with Moscow – PM Abe
Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he is ready to improve relations with Russia to a “new level,” adding that development of friendly ties with a major neighbor is a guarantee of stability and prosperity in East Asia in the 21st century.

21.05.2015 08:13

‘119 Lives Unlived’: Paula Slier’s documentary about her family and the Holocaust premieres on RT
The documentary “119 Lives Unlived,” featuring RT's Paula Slier as she investigates her relatives' Holocaust past, has gone on air. Follow Slier as she goes on a heartrending journey to learn more about her family members who perished in Nazi death camps.

20.05.2015 15:38

Russia unimpressed with NATO’s ‘We are the War’ performance
Let’s consider for a moment what the response would be from Washington if Russia announced the start of international war games near American borders. Impossible you say? Yet that is almost exactly what the Pentagon has announced near Russia.

20.05.2015 13:43

Japan: Putin’s visit to Tokyo may settle Kuril Islands dispute
Tokyo has signaled it would like Vladimir Putin to finally resolve a territorial dispute and sign a peace treaty 70 years after the end of World War II. The Kremlin said it would welcome dialogue.

20.05.2015 07:07

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

Russian MPs seek 3 yr jail terms for those comparing USSR to Nazi Germany
Lawmakers for the nationalist Liberal Democratic Party of Russia have proposed a bill that would punish anyone making public statements equating the USSR with Nazi Germany a criminal offence by up to three years in prison.

19.05.2015 08:49

Auschwitz 'hell on Earth': RT correspondent spends night at Nazi death camp
Auschwitz is “hell on Earth,” said RT’s Paula Slier after spending a night at the former Nazi concentration camp where scores of Jews were killed during WWII. The trip was a part of Slier’s documentary, in which she traces her relatives' Holocaust horror.

18.05.2015 07:10

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

Poroshenko signs laws praising Ukraine nationalists as ‘freedom fighters’
Ukrainian nationalists accused of having links to Nazi Germany have been legalized, praised as freedom fighters and granted social benefits in legislation signed by president Poroshenko as part of so-called ‘de-communisation’ package of laws.

15.05.2015 22:59