Ukraine marks 79th anniversary of Babyn Yar tragedyNazis have exterminated Jews, Gypsies, Soviet POWs, Ukrainian nationalists, patients of Kyiv's psychiatric clinic, inmates of the local concentration camp and others whom they considered "enemies" in what's believed to be one of WW2's most horrifying massacres.
13:10, 29 September 2020
On WW2 Victims Commemoration Day, Zelensky says his duty to bring peace back to UkraineUkraine lost about 10 million human lives in World War 2.
15:20, 22 June 2020
MEP slams Putin's oped over "destroying historical truth"Authoritarian regimes often exploit history as a political tool, including to enslave neighboring countries, politician noted.
10:40, 22 June 2020
Moscow parade "test for European leaders" – think tankThis 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 – mediaToday 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 UNSCRussian 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 historyThe 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 ambassadorIt 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"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.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 YarActivists 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" – mediaThe deputy claims the EU should not be judging Russia.
18:30, 29 January 2020
Polish general responds to Putin's accusations against WarsawPutin 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 IsraelThe 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)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 – expertsMassive 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 WW2It 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
Zelensky ready to lift ban on exhumation of Polish graves in UkraineThe Ukrainian leader mulls a reconciliation memorial at the border, while Poland is set to refurbish Ukrainian memorials on its territory.
18:40, 31 August 2019
Poland to commemorate anniversary of WW2 start: Zelensky invited, Putin snubbedZelensky 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 – mediaBelarus will be represented by the country's ambassador, officials say.
13:35, 29 August 2019