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When truth hurts: How US and British taxpayers ensured Soviet victory in the ‘Great Patriotic War’

When truth hurts: How US and British taxpayers ensured Soviet victory in the ‘Great Patriotic War’

| May 14, 2020

On 8 May, when the rest of the civilized world was remembering the victims of World War II, the official twitter account of the White House published a tweet about the victory of the US and UK over Nazism that took place 75 years ago, writes Janis Makonkalns, Latvian freelance journalist and blogger. The tweet […]

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Regardless of the pandemic, Russians will celebrate #V-Day

Regardless of the pandemic, Russians will celebrate #V-Day

Every year it’s the same, no matter how many decades have passed since the sacred date of 9 May, 1945. No nation in modern Europe, to say nothing about the USA, show so much emotions when it comes to commemorating the historic event of defeating Nazi Germany, writes Moscow Correspondent Alex Ivanov. The so called […]

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75 years later: The world at a crossroads…again #Coronavirus

75 years later: The world at a crossroads…again #Coronavirus

Today (8 May), the commemorations of the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War will go almost unnoticed, overshadowed by the COVID-19 crisis and the progressive and problematic ending of the quarantine in Europe, writes Jean-Christophe Bas. The year 2020 should also be an opportunity for the international community to celebrate the […]

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#DDay75 – Axis of Evil

#DDay75 – Axis of Evil

| June 6, 2019

Seventy-five years ago, America was getting its first news reports as America’s fighting men were landing on Omaha and Utah beaches. They weren’t in America. They were storming the beaches of Normandy, writes Christopher Suprun, TX Elector in 2016 Presidential Election. They fought a war on other continents across the world from Omaha, Nebraska and Utah. […]

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Leaders salute ‘raw courage’ of #DDay75 veterans on Normandy’s beaches

Leaders salute ‘raw courage’ of #DDay75 veterans on Normandy’s beaches

| June 6, 2019

The leaders of France and Britain paid tribute to the sacrifice of D-Day veterans on Thursday, the 75th anniversary of the largest ever seaborne invasion that opened the way for western Europe’s liberation from Nazi Germany, write Johnny Cotton and Marine Pennetier. Inaugurating a memorial to the 22,000 soldiers under British command who were killed on 6 June […]

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#China urges boycott of UK auction of artifact seized by British soldier in 1860

#China urges boycott of UK auction of artifact seized by British soldier in 1860

| April 11, 2018

China on Tuesday (10 April) condemned the British auction of a rare bronze water vessel seized by a British soldier from Beijing’s ransacked Imperial Gardens in the 19th Century, calling for a boycott, write Se Young Lee and Fang Cheng. The auction is due to take place on Wednesday, organized by Kent-based Canterbury Auction Galleries. […]

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#Russia appears to deploy forces in Egypt, eyes on Libya role – sources

#Russia appears to deploy forces in Egypt, eyes on Libya role – sources

| March 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Russia appears to have deployed special forces to an airbase in western Egypt near the border with Libya in recent days, U.S., Egyptian and diplomatic sources say, a move that would add to U.S. concerns about Moscow’s deepening role in Libya, writes Phil Stewart, Idrees Ali and Lin Noueihed. The U.S. and diplomatic officials said […]

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