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In Moscow will open a major exhibition on the Nuremberg trials

The exhibition "the Nuremberg alarm. Without a limitation period" on the international trial of former leaders of Nazi Germany, opens on Friday at the State Central Museum of contemporary history of Russia, reported the press service of the Russian historical society (RIO).

The exhibition presents more than one thousand unique exhibits are authentic, and presented in multimedia programs, most of which are on display for the first time. It's the personal things as participants in the Nuremberg trials, including the chief Prosecutor of the USSR, Roman Rudenko, and victims of Nazism, original historical documents and archival newsreels. Also on show are sketches from the courtroom of the Tribunal made by the Soviet artists Kukryniksy and Nikolai Zhukov.

The crimes of the Nazis should not be a Statute of limitations, said in the state Duma

The Nazi crimes against Soviet citizens should not be barred, however, to return to them the death penalty ought not, in the years of the Soviet Union this was more than justified, said a member of the state Duma Committee for security and combating corruption Anatoly Election.

Earlier, the Head of the RF IC Alexander Bastrykin in an interview with RIA Novosti said that in the investigation of cases committed by the Nazis during the war, the Russian Federation is based on national legislation and international law. He recalled that part of the national legislation a criminal liability for crimes of the Nazi invaders and their accomplices was established by the decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR in 1943 and assumed the highest measure of punishment - the death penalty.

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.

Egyptian expert commented on Putin's article about the Second world war

Article of Russian President Vladimir Putin about the Second world war is a reminder of the importance of cooperation between the leading countries to overcome crises, said RIA Novosti Professor of political science at the faculty of Economics and politics, Cairo University nourhan al-Sheikh.

Putin wrote an article about the Second world war. Publication in English is called "the Actual lessons of the 75th anniversary of the Second world war." In Russia article was published under the title "75 years of Victory: a shared responsibility before history and the future". The President of Russia has expressed his views on the Second world war, its causes and perception in the modern world. He also urged partners to preserve the historical truth based on facts, and discuss the events of the past critically and impartially.

RT Deutsch launches interactive project "All thoughts of war"

RT Deutsch launches interactive project "All thoughts of war," in which the participants of the Second world war with the Russian and German sides will share their stories about their experiences, reported on the website of the TV channel.

"RT Deutsch is launching a new interactive Russian-German project "All thoughts of war", dedicated to 75-th anniversary of the end of world war II. June 24, the day of the Victory parade, he goes on the Russian language", - stated in the message.

Putin said that Russia rightfully claims the title of great powers

Russia can claim and rightly claim the title of great powers, thanks to the outstanding people, said Russian President Vladimir Putin.

"Those who are here today, in the Kremlin, of course, are the representatives of the various groups, thanks to which Russia can claim, and rightly claim to be called a great power," said Putin at the ceremony of presenting state awards for outstanding achievements in the field of science and technology, literature and art, and humanitarian activities, charity and human rights protection.

The Ambassador spoke about the reaction to Putin's article in German

Article of Russian President Vladimir Putin about the Second world war is being actively discussed in political, academic circles and the General public, said RIA Novosti the Russian Ambassador in Berlin, Sergei Nechayev.

Putin wrote an article about the Second world war, which called on States to intensify the process of 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.

Dog heroes: how four-legged friends brought closer the Day of Victory

Almost 70 thousand dogs took part in the fighting on the fronts of the great Patriotic war in military units of the red and then Soviet army. Along with the soldiers they were starving, freezing and IOC in the trenches, threw themselves under the tanks and blow up enemy trains. Animals along with people have shown resilience, courage and heroism, bringing the Day of Victory. About dogs who have made a contribution to the victory over fascism, RIA Novosti was told in the Russian kennel Federation (RKF).

During the war, all war front was trained and formed 17 battalions of sappers and miners, 14 groups of dogs-fighters armored vehicles, 37 battalions of sled dogs, two specialized squad, four battalions of communication troops. Dog medics brought the wounded to the medical bag, saving them from death. Dog handlers during the war years delivered more than 200 thousand reports, and reached more than eight thousand kilometers telephone cable, dogs-mine detectors checked 15 153 kilometers of military roads. Dogs not only help to save human lives, but also sacrificed their. Dog-"kamikaze" blew up more than 300 armored vehicles of the enemy. The first tank was blown up by a dog a month after the outbreak of war - July 27, 1941 under Rogacheva.

Daughter of Marshal Konev said that helped him to be fit

One of the great Patriotic generals Marshal Ivan Konev's always been energetic and fit, the need to be so learned in his youth in the Imperial army learning instruction for non-commissioned officers, and in the same dashing, he was at the Victory Parade June 24, 1945 on red square in Moscow, said in an interview with RIA Novosti, the daughter of the commander Natalia Konev.

At the Victory Parade Konev were headed composite regiment of the 1st Ukrainian front. The Russian defense Ministry has previously published papers dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the Victory Parade. Among them - the certificate of that, the combined shelf fronts any better than others were then. The first of them contains the 1st Ukrainian front.

Daughter Konev said, when the Marshal first felt the joy of Victory

One of the great Patriotic generals Marshal Ivan Konev only during the Victory day Parade on red square in Moscow 24 June 1945, felt a sense of celebration of the victory of the Soviet people in the great Patriotic war, said in an interview with RIA Novosti, the warlord's daughter Natalia Konev.

"And indeed it is. The Pope recalled that the taste of Victory, this triumph, he felt exactly 24 June 1945, but not before," she added.

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