Murmansk was completely destroyed during World War II. In terms of the number of German bombs dropped per square meter, it is second only to Stalingrad. Located on the coast of the cold Barents Sea, Murmansk serves today as the main northern gateway of Russia. One of the country’s largest ports, through which it conducts regular trade with the rest of the world, is located here.
EXCLUSIVE First Time Published in the West: On the eve of the battle for Berlin, the SMERSH military counterintelligence agencies were tasked with finding and arresting German Chancellor Adolf Hitler and other leaders of National Socialist Germany.
During the Romanov period (1613-1922) the banking houses of Wall Street New York, Frankfurt am Maine and London were alien to all things Russian. Before the Russian Tragedy in 1917 the population of Imperial Russia stood at 182 million.
The people of the military victors of World War II, especially those in Russia, are firmly convinced that ‘Nazis epitomise evil incarnate’. This media promoted belief is now deeply ingrained. It is a tattoo on the consciousness and difficult to remove.
As far back as I recall I was under the illusion that the United States was an avowed opponent of Communist Russia. In my innocence, I also believed in the holocaust, war victors’ propaganda and Santa Claus. Being one of George Bernard Shaw’s 2% of the people who actually think for themselves each fantasy bit the dust when placed under a little critical analysis.
MICHAEL WALSH EDITORIAL 22.00 21 February 2022: Throughout the newly independent republics Lugansk and Donbass, like Crimea formerly part of Ukraine, there is wild rejoicing as Putin’s Russia declares both massive regions independent. It is fair to assume that the world at large is jubilant as Moscow cries ‘checkmate’.
The Third Reich was in conflict for five years; the victors tirelessly spun the struggle their way for 70 years. Hitler’s Reich lasted 13.5 years, so what happened to the missing 7.4 years (88 months) of peace?
Contrary to the propaganda of the victors of World War II the National Socialist German Workers Party in January 1933 was democratically elected to govern Germany. Within the month, the Party’s leader Adolf Hitler publicly vowed to the German people that within four years he would give the German electorate the opportunity to decide if they wished the NSDAP to continue to govern Germany or wished instead to return to the electoral system of the Weimar Republic.
German philosopher Walter Schubart had specific views about the qualities of Russian women, especially as wives and partners in life.
President Vladimir Putin declares that in the 1990s he worked as a private cab driver. The video, in which he speaks about this, was included in the film Modern History, which will be aired on the TV channel Russia 1 in the first weeks of December. Fragments of the film were published on Saturday by the TV channel Russia 24.