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The historian spoke about the importance of the Rzhev battle

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 historian spoke about the role of the guerrillas in the Victory

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.

In RVIO told when you may receive the title of Generalissimo in Russia

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.

RVIO: Britain hides the details of the failed visit of the Goring in London

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.

RVIA has accused the British security services in historical speculation

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.

In RVIO chided the West in the selective declassification of military archives

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.

The historian told about the most troublesome ally of Nazi Germany

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.

In RVIO talked about the created in Germany in 1945 a group of Soviet troops

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.

In RVIO explained why France allowed to occupy Germany in 1945

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.