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Photo credit: Emilia_Baczynska / The memory of the Soviet soldiers who died in Belgium fighting the enemy together with the heroes of the local Resistance movement was honored by Russian diplomats, government officials, historians, and public figures. The ceremony took place...

11.05.2021 Subject: History

In honor of the 76th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War, the Russian Center in Nuremberg announced the "The virtual flight of the dove of peace" action. The purpose of the action is to convey to the generation of modern children the knowledge at what cost the Victory was won, to give children an...

06.05.2021 Subject: History

Photo credit: Michael Sander / (CC BY-SA 3.0) The memory of the general of the Soviet army Nikolai Lyashchenko was immortalized in the German city of Greifswald. A memorial plaque in honor of the Hero of the Soviet Union, who accepted the peaceful surrender of the city...

30.04.2021 Subject: History

Photo credit: IgorShubin / Residents of the United States were offered to get acquainted with the heroes of Slavic mythology and make a birdhouse for a brownie with their own hands. The project was launched by ArtLinks, a non-profit organization based in Oregon. The best...

28.04.2021 Subject: History

Photo credit: alex1983 / The largest memorial to Soviet soldiers in Europe, which is located in the Polish city of Braniewo, honored the memory of the soldiers who died during the liberation of Poland, TASS reports. The ceremony was attended by the head of the Russian...

28.04.2021 Subject: History

Photo credit: nastyachernikova720 / Students of the school at the Russian Embassy in China visited Russian military cemeteries in the city of Dalian and paid tribute to the soldiers of the Russian and Soviet armies who died in various wars and clashes in the 19th and 20th centuries, the Russian Foreign Ministry...

26.04.2021 Subject: History

Photo credit: Happy 2nd Lieutenant W. Robertson and Lieutenant A. S. Silvashko against the background of the inscription "East meets West", symbolizing the historic meeting of the allies on the Elbe / William E. Poulson /  The anniversary of the meeting on the...

26.04.2021 Subject: History

Photo credit: / World War II veterans from countries that were part of the anti-Hitler coalition met in Moscow. Russian, French and American veterans gathered in Red Square, the Rossiyskaya Gazeta newspaper writes. The event was organized by the Foundation for the...

22.04.2021 Subject: History


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