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Armenia marks First Republic Day

Today Armenia celebrates the national holiday - the First Republic Day. On May 28, 1918, Armenia achieved independence, seceding from the Transcaucasian Democratic Federative Republic, which formed after the collapse of the Russian …

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Russian media about Nikol Pashinyan’s grandfather

A scandal continues in Armenia related to the military past of Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan’s grandfather. See VK: “Fascist or Red Army? Debate about Pashinyan’s grandfather overwhelmed the Caucasus.” Now this debate has …

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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. …

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Elusive Abyan: unknown achievements of the Chekists

On the eve of the 75th anniversary of the Victory of the Soviet people in World War II, historians again spoke of the danger of attempts to distort the truth about that war and the glorification of fascist criminals. Recently, the Federal …

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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". …

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