All articles tagged "WWII"

Ukrainian city promotes Nazi legacy - report Ukrainian city promotes Nazi legacy - report

17 Apr, 03:35 PM 12 comments

The city of Lvov in Western Ukraine has been decorated with posters promoting the Waffen-SS Galicia division – the Ukrainian detatchment that fought on the Nazi side in the WWII. It is not clear who has ordered the campaign.

Tags: Ukraine, history, Nazis, WWII

Russian president forms commission to combat “falsification of history” Russian president forms commission to combat “falsification of history”

19 May, 03:10 PM 7 comments

Russia's role in the Second World War has been subject to reexamination in recent years, which has frequently caused consternation in the country. Now the president has set up a high-level commission to regulate the situation. Lawmakers are getting busy with it too.

Tags: WWII, history

Ukrainian nationalists get ban on Holocaust film in Lvov schools Ukrainian nationalists get ban on Holocaust film in Lvov schools

20 May, 06:28 PM 37 comments

A documentary film about the Holocaust has incited the wrath of the Ukrainian nationalist organization Freedom due to historical footage that shows the Ukrainian population in an unfavorable light. The organization succeeded in having the Jewish NGO Chesed Aryeh completely banned from Lvov schools as a result.

Tags: WWII, Ukraine, Lvov, nationalism



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