Great Patriotic War

Putin calls Merkel, Johnson over Victory Day

Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday spoke on the phone to mark the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II, Anadolu agency reports. The two leaders stressed that for Russia and Germany this …

Kyrgyzstan’s forgotten role in World War II

Despite emerging victorious in their fight over Nazi Germany and Hitler’s fascist ideology, World War II ravaged the Soviet Union, claiming the lives of tens of millions of soldiers and civilians – 26 million by some estimates. …

Baku oilman left a sign on the Reichstag

75 years ago these days, all the columns and walls of the Reichstag were dotted with inscriptions in which Soviet victorious soldiers expressed a sense of joy. There is also such an inscription "I am from Baku. Javadov. 05/08/45". …

Graves of WWII soldiers to be cleaned up in Moscow

The Moscow authorities will put in order more than 1.5 thousand graves of the Great Patriotic War soldiers. The corresponding work is organized in all 136 cemeteries subordinate to the Ritual SBI, the press service of the company informs. …

Putin promises to repeat Great Victory

Russia is ready to respond to any aggressor who will dare to repeat Nazi Germany’s attack on the Soviet Union, Russian President Vladimir Putin said. "We lost 27 million people. No other country in the world …