Dec 21, 2015

Putin: We don't want the USSR back, but no one believes us

Russia is not trying to bring back the USSR, President Vladimir Putin said in a documentary aired Sunday, but the problem is that “nobody wants to believe it.” Since the beginning of the Ukraine crisis, which saw pro-Russian leader Viktor Yanukovych ousted by pro-European ...

Surviving the postwar Soviet detention camps

Aug 22, 2015

Surviving the postwar Soviet detention camps

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Japan’s surrender on Aug. 15, 1945, marked the end of the most devastating global conflict in history. While millions around Asia put down their weapons, Emperor Hirohito’s broadcast on the radio failed to end the hostilities for some 600,000 Japanese military personnel and civilians ...