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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.