A mockery of a monument to Rokossovsky is insane, you need to start the investigation, and the monument to be restored and returned to the place said on Friday, RIA Novosti expert of the Russian military historical society (RVIA) Nikita storms.
In the night of Thursday memorial cemetery in Legnica in the West of Poland, unknown stole a sculpture of Konstantin Rokossovsky with the municipal cemetery. Later, a headless sculpture was found on a city street.
Transfer powerful groups across the country, a surprise attack and complete defeat of the vast army of the enemy in less than a month — exactly 75 years ago, July 30, 1945, in the far East have formed the Main command of the Soviet troops. A few days began the Manchurian strategic operation. About how the Soviet Union helped the Anglo-American allies to defeat Japan — in the material RIA Novosti.
Focused on the far East, Soviet troops commanded by Marshal Aleksandr Vasilevsky, in early July, arrived in Chita. The actions of the Navy and the air force was coordinated by Admiral of the fleet Nikolai Kuznetsov and air chief Marshal Nikolay Novikov.
The death of Adolf Hitler during the assassination attempt in 1944, could significantly affect the course of world war II, but to idealize the conspirators is not necessary: they had a "classic coup d'etat", said the RIA Novosti expert of the Russian military historical society (RVIA) Nikita storms.
The conspiracy of July 20, also known as "operation Valkyrie", was planned by high-ranking officers of the Wehrmacht. He called for the assassination of Hitler and overthrow the Nazi government. However, the bomb explosion in the rate of the "Wolfschanze" in East Prussia on 20 July 1944, organized by Claus von Stauffenberg, did not solve the problem with the elimination of the Nazi dictator - Hitler was only wounded. The plot failed. The majority of participants were executed, their relatives arrested.
The Potsdam conference was a unique phenomenon in history when the world powers with different interests and values, uniting against a common enemy, easily came to a consensus at the negotiating table, said to RIA Novosti on the eve of the 75th anniversary of the beginning of the conference, the head of the scientific Department of the Russian military historical society (rvio), Yury Nikiforov.
Conference of the heads of the victorious powers in world war II took place in Potsdam in 20 kilometers from Berlin, from 17 July to 2 August 1945. The Soviet delegation was headed by Joseph Stalin, American — Harry Truman, British — first Winston Churchill and then Clement Attlee.
Universal mechanisms of international diplomacy, the major powers established 75 years ago to solve global problems peacefully, we must preserve but to modernize, according to the assistant to the President of Russia Vladimir Medinsky.
Speaking on Wednesday in the Russian military-historical society at the round table, dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the Potsdam conference - the meeting of the heads of the leaders of the coalition, Medina said that on the basis of the agreements reached at Potsdam, and previous similar meetings in Tehran and Yalta was "created unprecedented effectiveness of the system of international relations."
The expert of the Russian military historical society (RVIA) Nikita blizzards stated that modern history and archaeology easy to refute the doubts of foreign historians of the veracity of the battle of the Neva 15 July 1240, despite the fact that in the Scandinavian sources, no mention of the battle there.
Wednesday marks the 780 anniversary of the battle on the river Neva between the Novgorod army under the command of Novgorod Prince Alexander Yaroslavich and Swedish army. Later this battle was called the battle of the Neva. For generalship, boldness, and courage in the battle of the Neva, the people called the Prince Nevsky.
Chemical weapons during the First world war was deadly only when the first cases of application, he quickly learned to fight, and the outcome of the war it had no influence, said RIA Novosti the scientific expert Department of the Russian military historical society (RVIA) Konstantin Pakhalyuk.
12 July 1917 the German army during the First world war was first used poison gas mustard gas, a toxic liquid substance of skin-blistering action. As a carrier of toxic substances used mines that contained oily liquid. The battle took place under the Belgian town of Ypres, where the German high command broke the onset of the Anglo-French forces. Due to lesions of varying severity received 2490 English and French soldiers, of which 87 died.
Victory in the naval battle of Chesme - one of the most extraordinary in military history, so it became the day of military glory in Russia today, it is also associated with the legend of sailor Jack, told RIA Novosti expert of the Russian military historical society (RVIA) Nikita storms.
Russian sailors 250 years ago (July 7, 1770) in Chesmensky sea battle, one of the largest fleets of sailing vessels in the Aegean sea off the West coast of modern Turkey defeated the Ottoman fleet, which had overwhelming numerical and qualitative advantage. At the end of the battle Russia won access to the Black sea and the Mediterranean. Win played an important role in the conclusion of Kuchuk-Kainarji peace Treaty ended the Russo-Turkish war of 1768-1774.
Rzhevskiy memorial to the Soviet soldier pays tribute to those who gave their lives to stop the enemy and the result of a huge scale battle made a radical change in the course of the great Patriotic war, told RIA Novosti the head of the scientific Department of the Russian military historical society (rvio), Yury Nikiforov.
Tuesday will host the opening ceremony of Rzhev of the memorial to Soviet soldiers, which will be a branch of the Museum of Victory. Participation in the event will be the presidents of Russia and Belarus Vladimir Putin and Alexander Lukashenko. The memorial was completed in April of this year, but its Grand opening was planned for the 75th anniversary of Victory on may 9 was postponed because of the situation with coronavirus infection.
The expert of the Russian military historical society (RVIA) Nikita storms told RIA Novosti on the role of guerrillas to Victory in the great Patriotic war.
Ten years ago on June 29 was a memorable date – the Day of partisans and underground fighters. During the great Patriotic war, more than 311 thousand partisans were awarded orders and medals of the USSR, 248 people received the title of Hero of the Soviet Union, and two of them twice.
The title Generalissimo will reappear in Russia only in the event of a major war, now it needs no, told RIA Novosti chief specialist of the scientific Department of RVIA Denis Shpola.
The title of Generalissimo was abolished after the October revolution and the newly introduced 75 years ago, on 26 June 1945, by the decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR.
Britain still hides the details of preparation and subsequent cancellation of the visit to London of the President of the German Reichstag, Reich Minister of aviation in Nazi Germany Hermann Goering, told RIA Novosti the head of the scientific Department of the Russian military historical society (rvio), Yury Nikiforov.
Earlier the President of Russia Vladimir Putin has written an article about the Second world war. The article, which was published in the Rossiyskaya Gazeta and posted on the Kremlin website, the President particularly called on States to step up the publication of its archives and the publication of previously unknown documents about the war and the prewar period. He noted that Russia is ready for broad cooperation and joint research projects with the participation of historians.
Historical speculation, accusing the Soviet Union intends to launch a preventive war against Germany, was based on the provocation of the British secret service that operated through defector Viktor Suvorov (real name Vladimir Rezun), they are unfounded, as evidenced by the declassified documents from the archives of the defense Ministry, told RIA Novosti on Friday the head of the scientific Department of the Russian military historical society (rvio), Yury Nikiforov.
Earlier the President of Russia Vladimir Putin has published an article on the Second world war. In it he, in particular, emphasized that the documents proving that the Soviet Union intended to launch a preventive war against Germany, no.
Western countries declassify documents selectively, while Russia issues of historical truth is one of the most open countries in the world, told RIA Novosti on Friday the head of the scientific Department of the Russian military historical society (rvio), Yury Nikiforov.
Earlier the President of Russia Vladimir Putin has published an article on the Second world war. In it he, in particular, urged all countries to open access to previously unknown documents about the war and the prewar period.
Adolf Hitler at the end of the war, admitted that he had lost the war due to Italy, which always had to provide military assistance and thereby weaken important areas, told RIA Novosti on Wednesday the expert of the Russian military historical society (RVIA) Nikita storms.
Exactly 80 years ago, on 10 June 1940, Italy entered the Second world war on Germany's side, declaring war on France and Britain. The participation of the Republic in the war continued until may 8, 1945.
The post-war situation of 1945 demanded that the USSR to create a powerful Union forces in Germany to maintain security and order, the ability to conduct major offensive and defensive operations, and, if necessary, to reach the English channel, told RIA Novosti expert of the Russian military historical society (RVIA) Nikita storms.
The group of Soviet occupation forces in Germany (GSVG) began work on 10 June 1945. It was established on the basis of three fronts - the 1st and 2nd Belorussian and 1st Ukrainian. Field management group was formed on the basis of field management of the 1st Belorussian front, which was located in Potsdam, he was then moved to a suburb of Berlin, Wünsdorf.
France was included in the occupation forces in 1945, solely for financial-economic reasons, the countries of the winners wanted to save the content of additional troops as a police force and the supply of civilian population, said to RIA Novosti on Friday, the expert of the Russian military historical society (RVIA) Nikita storms.
In Berlin on 5 June 1945 signed the Declaration of the defeat of Germany and assumption of Supreme authority with respect to Germany by the governments of the USSR, USA, UK and France. She has served as the legal basis of activities of the occupation authorities of the victorious powers on German territory in the early postwar years. The Declaration was the prelude to the Nuremberg international trial of former leaders of Nazi Germany and the Potsdam conference which determined the post-war device of Europe.