Tanks, troops and heavy weaponry grace Moscow's Red Square for Russia's Victory Day parade as new President Vladimir Putin implores all not to forget the lessons of World War II. Russian President Vladimir Putin addressed the parade near the walls of the Kremlin with a short speech recalling lessons learned from World War II, called the "Great Patriotic War" in Russia."It should be once again, and openly, acknowledged that the aggressive intentions of the Nazis weren't resisted in time, that the disunity of the nations and their mutual suspicions and ideological conflict didn't allow them to prevent World War II," he said.
MOSCOW Not quite halfway through Russia's nine-day New Year's break (yes, nine days), the Kremlin announced on its Web site Thursday that President Vladimir Putin had granted Russian citizenship to the French actor Gerard Depardieu.... Read Post
MOSCOW — Russia commemorated a commemoration Monday, with a re-enactment, of sorts, of a Red Square military parade that happened 70 years ago. Paraders dressed in World War II style uniforms flowed through Moscow’s Red Square, acco... Read Post