After a fortnight of violent clashes in the name of democracy, Ukraine seems to be falling into a totally different trend. Symbols of victories over Hitler and Napoleon are being torn down, while those glorifying Nazi rule are multiplying.
Greeks are furious that European banks are pocketing the bailout money, while some feel their government should have left the euro rather than enduring all this austerity, and devalue the currency, journalist and author Robert Harneis told RT.
A CNN list compiling the 'world’s ugliest monuments' has been decried as 'sacrilege' in Belarus for including the country’s most important World War II monument. CNN apologized for the offense caused by the list, which it ascribed to a “contributor.”
The speech by a 95-year-old witness of the Nazis' WWII Siege of Leningrad, Russian writer Daniil Granin, stirred German MPs to the core. Some, in tears, said it had made them ponder the need to reassess the entire history of the war.
Russia has marked 70 years since the end of the Nazi's Siege of Leningrad, which claimed the lives of more than one million people. Germany's president has expressed “deep sadness and shame” at the 872-day assault that took place during World War II.
A cache of letters, photos, and diaries belonging to SS leader Heinrich Himmler reveals he never mentioned the Holocaust to his wife – though she apparently shared his hatred for Jews. A German newspaper published excerpts from the collection on Sunday.
Hundreds of previously unseen photos and notes of the Waffen-SS’s chief were kept by a family in Israel, reports Germany’s Die Welt, which is now preparing an exclusive archive publication of one of the most notorious Nazi leaders, Heinrich Himmler.
Germany has charged an 88-year-old man with involvement in what is considered one of the Nazi’s worst massacres, when 642 people were murdered in a French village in June of 1944. The pensioner ‘aided and abetted,’ said a German court.
The head of a local anti-Nazi group has been arrested as part of an investigation into alleged corruption, Estonian TV channels reported Sunday. The Russian minority in Estonia claims his arrest is politically-motivated.
This week Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited the controversial Yasukuni shrine in Tokyo – a move which was slammed by Singapore, South Korea and China. Why this harsh reaction and what is Abe’s message behind the move?