Russian Federation Council of the Federal Assembly Appealed to Nations as the World Marks 75 Anniversary Victory over Nazi

The Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation urges the parliaments of foreign States and the peoples of the world to once again appreciate the invaluable achievement...

Russia Vows to Denounce Attempts to Rewrite WWII History

FOR Russians, the young and the old, there is one most popular public holiday - the Victory Day in WW2, celebrated on May 9 to commemorate the surrender of Nazi Germany in 1945. “The holiday was...

Russian TV Airs Names of Soviet WWII Casualties Ahead of Celebrations

A Russian state-run television channel is airing the names of the nearly 13 million Soviet soldiers killed in World War II in the weeks leading up to the 75th anniversary of the Soviet victory...

Africans in World War II. 80 Years Since the Beginning of the Big War

Both World wars affected Africa. In each of them, the African continent, seemingly so far from European political conflicts, was forced to take the most active part. However, the contribution of...

Marking 80th Anniversary of the Second World War

September 1st, 2019 marks the 80-th year since the beginning of the Second World War. This bloodiest and most destructive war in the history of mankind raged for six years. Armies from 61...

World War II had greater influence on Africa than often told

The Second World War (or World War II) began on September 1,1939 following Nazi Germany’s invasion of Poland, so yesterday was the catastrophic development’s 80th anniversary. Sadly, the War’s...

World War II: We should Never Allow World War II

On September the 1 st this year, the world marks the 80th year since the start of the 2 nd World War. It is important for the new genera­tion to know the truth about that war if they are to...

Soviet-German Non-Aggression Pact Helped Eventual Soviet Victory - Ex-Defence Minister Ivanov

In less than two months, the world will mark the 80th anniversary of the start of the Second World War. Sergey Ivanov, Russia's former defence minister and Kremlin chief of staff, has spoken about the controversy behind the 1939 Treaty of Non-aggression between the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany.

Article “On Victory Day” by Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov for International Affairs magazine, June 4, 2019

The month of May and the fireworks are now behind us. The country and the world celebrated Victory Day, which is a holiday of war veterans, home front workers, and all the people of Russia and...

Tanzania: a photo exhibition dedicated to the blockade of Leningrad

On February 14, a photo exhibition dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the complete liberation of Leningrad from the fascist invaders was opened at the Russian Centre of Science and Culture in Dar es Salaam.