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On WW2 Victims Commemoration Day, Zelensky says his duty to bring peace back to Ukraine

On WW2 Victims Commemoration Day, Zelensky says his duty to bring peace back to Ukraine

Ukraine lost about 10 million human lives in World War 2.
15:20, 22 June 2020
Moscow parade "test for European leaders" – think tank

Moscow parade "test for European leaders" – think tank

This is also "an attempt to legitimize representatives of the self-proclaimed puppet republics".
20:30, 18 June 2020
Zelensky sends message to Hungary's Orban on Day of Victory over Nazism – media

Zelensky sends message to Hungary's Orban on Day of Victory over Nazism – media

Today far-right Orbán claims that pro-Hitler Horthy was a "great statesman".
12:20, 13 May 2020
Russia hails Stalin to justify Russia's modern-day aggression against Ukraine, Kuleba tells UNSC

Russia hails Stalin to justify Russia's modern-day aggression against Ukraine, Kuleba tells UNSC

Russian aggression against Ukraine, which led to the illegal occupation of Crimea and parts of Donbas, is already lasting longer than World War 2.
23:20, 08 May 2020
Ten top diplomats on 75th anniversary of WW2 end warn against efforts to falsify, manipulate history

Ten top diplomats on 75th anniversary of WW2 end warn against efforts to falsify, manipulate history

The future should be based on the facts of history and justice for the victims of totalitarian regimes, the statement says.
23:15, 07 May 2020
Ukraine envoy turns down Berlin mayor's invitation to WW2 memorial event over Russian ambassador

Ukraine envoy turns down Berlin mayor's invitation to WW2 memorial event over Russian ambassador

It would be a "worst nightmare" to lay wreaths alongside a representative of the country waging war against Ukraine in modern days.
10:40, 03 May 2020
Putin seeks to consolidate in Russian constitution "historical truth" about WW2, "protection of Russian speakers"

Putin seeks to consolidate in Russian constitution "historical truth" about WW2, "protection of Russian speakers"

Earlier, Putin suggested that legal experts be instructed to draft a constitutional provision prohibiting "alienation of Russian territories".
19:10, 26 February 2020
Painting stolen by Nazis from Ukraine during WW2 to be returned from U.S.

Painting stolen by Nazis from Ukraine during WW2 to be returned from U.S.

The repatriation of the art object became possible due to successful cooperation between diplomats and special agencies of the two states.
10:20, 20 February 2020
Kyiv's Dorohozhychi subway station could be renamed to Babyn Yar

Kyiv's Dorohozhychi subway station could be renamed to Babyn Yar

Activists push for renaming the station to commemorate victims of Nazi atrocities.
22:30, 11 February 2020
Russian State Duma member brands European Union "Hitler's coalition" – media

Russian State Duma member brands European Union "Hitler's coalition" – media

The deputy claims the EU should not be judging Russia.
18:30, 29 January 2020
Polish general responds to Putin's accusations against Warsaw

Polish general responds to Putin's accusations against Warsaw

Putin claims Poland was an aggressor, capturing part of Czechoslovakia in the autumn of 1938.
16:00, 09 January 2020
Poland's Duda not to attend Holocaust forum in Israel

Poland's Duda not to attend Holocaust forum in Israel

The decision came after Duda learned he would not be speaking at the event.
09:40, 08 January 2020
Merkel pays first visit as chancellor to Auschwitz death camp – Reuters (Photo)

Merkel pays first visit as chancellor to Auschwitz death camp – Reuters (Photo)

More than 3 million of Poland's 3.2 million Jews were killed during the Holocaust, roughly around half of all Jews murdered during World War Two.
23:45, 06 December 2019
Nord Stream 2 poses major threat to environment in Baltic Sea over WW2-era chemical munitions – experts

Nord Stream 2 poses major threat to environment in Baltic Sea over WW2-era chemical munitions – experts

Massive volumes of chemical warfare agents were at different periods dumped in the area along the planned pipe-laying route.
16:15, 03 November 2019
Ukrainian intelligence, MFA returning from U.S. Ivan the Terrible painting  stolen by Nazis during WW2

Ukrainian intelligence, MFA returning from U.S. Ivan the Terrible painting stolen by Nazis during WW2

It was the first case of productive cooperation at the official state level between the two countries in the return of objects cultural heritage illegally taken from Ukraine.
09:00, 10 September 2019
Poland to commemorate anniversary of WW2 start: Zelensky invited, Putin snubbed

Poland to commemorate anniversary of WW2 start: Zelensky invited, Putin snubbed

Zelensky will take part in memorial events in Warsaw, Sep 1, on the occasion of the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of World War 2.
12:40, 31 August 2019
Lukashenko not to visit Poland on WW2 memorial events over Putin – media

Lukashenko not to visit Poland on WW2 memorial events over Putin – media

Belarus will be represented by the country's ambassador, officials say.
13:35, 29 August 2019
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