Commemoration of the world war: Putin's distorted history

The memory of the victory in the Second world war, the Russians unites all the political and social differences. The Terror of the German troops against the civ

Commemoration of the world war: Putin's distorted history

The memory of the victory in the Second world war, the Russians unites all the political and social differences. The Terror of the German troops against the civilian population and the fight against the occupiers demanded an immeasurable number of Victims. In the European memory of the horrors of Nazism you have a fixed place.

The feelings of Russians in the light of this history are worthy of respect – as well as the poles, Ukrainians, Belarusians and other victims of the national socialist extermination war in the East of Europe. The way In which the Russian state and its citizens of their victims of war remember, is your thing and not the other, and certainly not that of the Germans.

But the Russian leadership abused the story in a cynical way to power-political purposes. What is the Thinking behind the Demonstration of military Power, which was seen on Wednesday in Moscow, President Vladimir Putin stated in an article, in which he heats up a whole series of Soviet propaganda lies again.

Stalin's complicity in the invasion of Poland in 1939 and the occupation of the Baltic States be denied to the Soviet Assault concealed on Finland in 1939. And from the victory over Hitler-Germany, is implicitly derived from a voice of Russia about the fate of other peoples. And that is a matter for all in Europe.

Updated Date: 25 June 2020, 04:19

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