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In Photos: Russia Marks 80th Anniversary of Stalingrad Victory
Russian officials and citizens staged a number of events this week to mark the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Stalingrad — a key World War II battle...
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Volgograd Residents Oppose Renaming City to Stalingrad – Russian State Poll
Two-thirds of residents in the Russian city of Volgograd oppose permanently renaming their city to Stalingrad, according to state polling released ...
Stalingrad: 80 Years Ago, a Victory That Changed World War II
The Battle of Stalingrad, which turned the tide of World War II 80 years ago when German forces capitulated to the Red Army, remains a powerful symbol...
Russian Ruling Party Told to Liken Ukraine War to Stalingrad Victory – Report
Leaders of Russia’s pro-Kremlin ruling party have advised members to publicly compare the war in Ukraine with a key World War II battle on its 80th...
Putin Blasts 'Neo-Nazis' in Ukraine on Holocaust Remembrance Day
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday repeated a claim that neo-Nazis were committing crimes in Ukraine — an allegation Moscow has used to justify...
Moscow Compares West's Russia Policy to Hitler's 'Final Solution'
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Wednesday likened Western policies on Russia to Nazi leader Adolf Hitler's planned "Final Solution" for Europe's...
Russia Hands Down First Fine for Soviet-Nazi Comparisons
Critics of the new law say it is the latest attempt by Moscow to shape historical memory.
Russia Marks Nazi Invasion Anniversary Amid Ukraine War
The country is commemorating the start of World War II with a series of events as its ongoing invasion to "denazify" Ukraine looms.
In Photos: Russians March in Memory of Relatives Who Fought in WWII
The Immortal Regiment is an annual tradition that follows Russia's Victory Day commemorations.
In Photos: Russia's Victory Parade Rehearsals in Full Swing
This year's Victory Day parade comes as the Kremlin lacks a major win in its two-month war in Ukraine.
Russia Publishes Top Secret Case File, Mugshot of Hitler’s Pilot
Lieutenant General Hans Baur's testimony in Soviet court recounts his time in Hitler's bunker in the final days of World War II.
Putin Accused of Blocking Mourners for Leningrad Siege Photo Op
Putin was pictured walking toward the memorial for Siege of Leningrad victims while other mourners looked on from behind a fence.
'history returns home'
Russia to Return Pre-War Jewish Archives to Greece
The archives, which Nazi forces plundered in 1942, had been transferred to Moscow after the Red Army took Berlin.
1 in 4 Russian WWII Vets Died During Pandemic – Vedomosti
Only around one-third of Russian retirees have received a Covid-19 vaccine.
Russia to Probe Rapper’s Criticism of WWII Victory Parade
“Millions are spent on these celebrations,” Morgenshtern said. “There’s probably simply nothing else to be proud of.”
Russia Claims Soviet Army ’Liberated,’ Not Invaded, Poland During WWII
The comment comes amid mutual recriminations between Moscow and Warsaw over who started World War II.
Russian Actor Stirs Controversy By Comparing Unvaccinated Public to Jews in WWII
Leaders of Russia’s Jewish community criticized Yegor Beroyev’s speech as “extreme” and “unethical.”
Putin Urges Russia-Europe Cooperation in Essay on WWII Anniversary
The essay in German newspaper Die Zeit marks the 80th anniversary of the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union.
Moscow Photo Exhibition Marks 80th Anniversary of Nazi WWII Invasion
"Live to Win" features iconic works from famous Soviet photographers depicting Soviet military life during World War II.
Gun-Toting Russian Schoolkids Sing ‘God Is With Us’ in Military March
The event was dedicated to Soviet victory in World War II.
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