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News Russia History: Russia and Poland use differing versions of World War II history for domestic ends

Published on: Sunday 02 February 2020
Russia and Poland use differing versions of World War II history for domestic ends
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/2020/02/03/russia-poland-use-differing-versions-world-war-ii-history-domestic-ends/

Russia and Poland began openly quarreling over World War II history well before the start of 2020, the year commemorating the 75th anniversary of the war’s end. Poles had been pulling down Soviet war ...

News Russia History: From Africa to Azerbaijan, here's how far Russia's global influence stretches

Published on: Monday 10 February 2020
From Africa to Azerbaijan, here's how far Russia's global influence stretches
News source: https://www.cnbc.com/2020/02/10/russias-global-influence-stretches-from-venezuela-to-syria.html

Russia has been keeping relatively quiet on the global stage of late but make no mistake about it, the country's influence across the world is far-reaching.

News Russia History: Pompeo in Belarus to Push Better Ties, Counter Russia, China

Published on: Friday 31 January 2020
Pompeo in Belarus to Push Better Ties, Counter Russia, China
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2020/02/01/world/europe/ap-eu-united-states-belarus.html

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Saturday that the United States is willing and able to provide Belarus with 100% of its oil and gas, taking a slap at Russia which recently cut off supplies.

News Russia History: Russia-Poland feud over World War II history clouds Auschwitz anniversary

Published on: Tuesday 21 January 2020
Russia-Poland feud over World War II history clouds Auschwitz anniversary
News source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/russia-poland-feud-over-world-war-ii-history-clouds-auschwitz-n1120106

Yet the commemorations risk being overshadowed by a bitter dispute between Poland — where Nazi German occupiers operated Auschwitz and other infamous camps — and Russia, the successor state to the ...

News Russia History: The Distortions of Holocaust History by Russia and Poland Are a Disgrace

Published on: Sunday 26 January 2020
The Distortions of Holocaust History by Russia and Poland Are a Disgrace
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/the-distortions-of-holocaust-history-by-russia-and-poland-are-a-disgrace/2020/01/27/4f698b12-40e6-11ea-99c7-1dfd4241a2fe_story.html

On Jan. 27, 1945 — 75 years ago today — the Red Army liberated Auschwitz, the concentration camp that stands for the worst crimes ever committed, by Germans or anybody in history. It was already hard ...

News Russia History: Canada rallies to beat Russian for gold in world junior hockey

Published on: Sunday 05 January 2020
Canada rallies to beat Russian for gold in world junior hockey
News source: https://www.thechronicleherald.ca/sports/local-sports/canada-rallies-to-beat-russian-for-gold-in-world-junior-hockey-394413/

In one of the great turnarounds in tournament annals, Canada scored three times in the final 11 minutes – including Akil Thomas’ stunning hustle-and-deke decider with 3:58 left – to shock the Russians 4-3 before 8,693 Sunday at

News Russia History: GOLDEN: Canada roars back to stun Russia at world juniors

Published on: Sunday 05 January 2020
GOLDEN: Canada roars back to stun Russia at world juniors
News source: https://torontosun.com/sports/hockey/golden-canada-roars-back-to-stun-russia-at-world-juniors

OSTRAVA, Czech Republic – Comeback gold never gets old.In one of the great turnarounds in tournament annals, Canada scored three times in the final 11 minutes – including Akil Thomas’ stunning hustle-and-deke decider with 3:58 left – to shock the Russians 4-3 before 8,693 Sun...

News Russia History: The Sordid History of Russia-Ukraine Fake News

Published on: Monday 30 December 2019
The Sordid History of Russia-Ukraine Fake News
News source: https://townhall.com/columnists/robertknight/2019/12/31/the-sordid-history-of-russiaukraine-fake-news-n2558705

It’s not been a good year for major media. First, they were caught red-handed as shills for the fake Russian collusion narrative that convulsed the nation for nearly three years. Then, they were ...

News Russia History: Russia, Palestine seek to upgrade relationship

Published on: Wednesday 27 November 2019
Russia, Palestine seek to upgrade relationship
News source: https://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2019/11/russia-palestine-diplomatic-ties-anniversary.html

The religious component is also needed as a solid basis for substantiating Russia's interest in the Palestinian issue and the Middle East as a whole. Moscow is playing the card of the defender of ...

News Russia History: Inside Russia’s Failed Doping Cover-Up

Published on: Tuesday 26 November 2019
Inside Russia’s Failed Doping Cover-Up
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/26/sports/russia-doping.html

In the years since a whistle-blower implicated Russia in one of the most sophisticated doping schemes in sports history, the country has made repeated efforts to discredit him. Last year, Russia ...

News Russia History: As Russia Cements Power in Syria, Governments Agree to Jointly Restore Ancient City Palmyra

Published on: Wednesday 27 November 2019
As Russia Cements Power in Syria, Governments Agree to Jointly Restore Ancient City Palmyra
News source: https://www.artnews.com/art-news/news/palmyra-restoration-russia-hermitage-museum-1202669639/

In Syria this weeks, representatives from the Russian and Syrian governments, including Mahmoud Hammoud and Mikhail Piotrovsky, signed a deal to restore Palmyra. ©State Hermitage Museum, St.

News Russia History: Russian 'History Parks' Present Kremlin-Friendly Take On The Past

Published on: Saturday 12 October 2019
Russian 'History Parks' Present Kremlin-Friendly Take On The Past
News source: https://www.rferl.org/a/russian-orthodox-church-gazprom-history-parks/30214143.html

The Russian Orthodox Church, Gazprom, and the government have created a chain of some 20 Russian "history parks" that historians say present a "propagandistic" view of history with one main lesson ...

News Russia History: Russia's T-90 Tanks Can Smash Any Army (And Then It Went to Syria)

Published on: Sunday 20 October 2019
Russia's T-90 Tanks Can Smash Any Army (And Then It Went to Syria)
News source: https://nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/russias-t-90-tanks-can-smash-any-army-and-then-it-went-syria-89201?page=0%2C1

Indeed, Russia is reportedly planning to upgrade its T-90As—which are currently less ... He currently writes on security and military history for War Is Boring. This first appeared earlier in 2018.

News Russia History: Opinion: Simone Biles makes more history, wins fifth all-around title at worlds

Published on: Thursday 10 October 2019
Opinion: Simone Biles makes more history, wins fifth all-around title at worlds
News source: https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/columnist/nancy-armour/2019/10/10/simone-biles-wins-fifth-womens-all-around-title-world-gymnastics/3929461002/

Biles finished 2.1 points ahead of China’s Tang Xijing, who only made the all-around after Liu Tingting scratched. Angelina Melnikova of Russia was third. American Sunisa Lee, competing in her first ...

News Russia History: In ‘Russian Dreams,’ Columbia Orchestra spans the tradition

Published on: Thursday 10 October 2019
In ‘Russian Dreams,’ Columbia Orchestra spans the tradition
News source: https://www.baltimoresun.com/maryland/howard/columbia/cng-ho-lt-music-russian-preview-1010-20191010-onndprpaczav7cgwzt5onm2ij4-story.html

The Gubaidulina has jazz aspects that will involve members of the Columbia Jazz Band.” Considered in terms of the overall history of classical music in Russia, Love added that Tchaikovsky represents ...

News Russia History: Senate Intel report warns Russia's 2016 playbook offers roadmap for 2020 election meddling

Published on: Tuesday 08 October 2019
Senate Intel report warns Russia's 2016 playbook offers roadmap for 2020 election meddling
News source: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/senate-intelligence-committee-report-on-2016-russian-election-interference-offers-roadmap-for-2020-meddling/

Russian operatives flooded a variety of platforms ... The philanthropist's endowment is the largest in the school's history "Like the NBA, we welcome the Chinese censors into our homes and into our ...

News Russia History: Russia's 2016 chaos bomb defines the Trump presidency, right up to Ukraine and Syria

Published on: Tuesday 08 October 2019
Russia's 2016 chaos bomb defines the Trump presidency, right up to Ukraine and Syria
News source: https://www.azcentral.com/story/opinion/2019/10/08/ukraine-syria-show-russia-putin-shaping-trump-presidency-column/3906142002/

In foreign policy and national security terms, America is weakened and Russia, relatively speaking, is strengthened. As a consequence, impeachment and legal issues in the U.S. aside, history will ...

News Russia History: Oligarchs, as U.S. Arts Patrons, Present a Softer Image of Russia

Published on: Monday 07 October 2019
Oligarchs, as U.S. Arts Patrons, Present a Softer Image of Russia
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/06/arts/russia-oligarchs-arts.html

to create an institute at American University that promotes Russian culture and history. The ambassador later became entangled in the controversy over Russian meddling in American affairs. He returned ...