16 Aug 1945 in Moscow signed a Treaty on the Soviet-Polish state border, which put a legal end to the nearly 30-year history of the Eastern borders of the modern Polish state.
Question about the borders of Poland that was part of the Russian Empire under the name Kingdom of Poland was raised at the Paris peace conference (1919-1920) at the end of the First world war. Victory in the war, the Entente (Britain, France, the US and its allies) agreed to consider "a temporary Eastern border of Poland", the line drawn from North to South through Grodno, Nemirov, Brest-Litovsk, ustilug of the Carpathians and on to the ethnographic principle. Land with a predominance of the Polish population was to the West of this line, and non-Polish (Lithuanian, Belarusian, Ukrainian) – to the East. However, the Polish government ignored this decision and in April 1920, the beginning of military action against the Soviet state. In the critical period, when the Red Army counterattacked, the Polish government on 10 July 1920 at a conference in the Belgian town of Spa recognized its Eastern boundary line proposed by the Entente. On 12 July 1920 the British foreign Minister Lord George Curzon appealed to the Soviet government with a proposal to end the war on condition that Poland's Eastern border will be marked in Paris on line, since known as the "Curzon line". But the Soviet government refused to Curzon mediation and insisted on direct peace negotiations with Poland.
After the defeat of France in June 1940, Nazi Germany, the main retargeting efforts on preparations for war against the USSR decided to strengthen military-political cooperation with its major allies, Italy and Japan, and engage in aggressive block new countries – primarily European States, which border with the Soviet Union or located near it.
Essential Nazi leadership attached to their participation in the war against the Soviet Union and Japan. Longtime anti-Soviet ambitions of the Japanese militarists and the strategic position of this country allowed the German leadership to count on opening a second front in the far East. German diplomats were active in order to establish closer political and military ties with Japan. This was in line with the intentions of the Japanese ruling circles that nurtured his own expansionist plans against the Soviet Union and tried using the military successes of fascist States in Western Europe, to expand their holdings in East Asia and the Pacific.
Lived in the US, writer Igor Yefimov has died on 84-m to year of life, reported in Facebook by his friend, publicist Evgeny Berkovich.
"The book we release, there is no doubt. I will miss his sincere joy from each new book, his young enthusiasm and thirst for new victories. To work until the last day given to the righteous. Light memory!" he added.
Of all the coalition States, started world war II, after may 1945, continued to fight only Japan.
17 July to 2 August 1945 took place on the Berlin (Potsdam) conference of heads of government of the USSR, USA and great Britain, where, along with discussions on European issues, much attention was given to the situation in the far East.
The situation for pandemic COVID-19, causes a feeling of rehearsal, biological warfare, said pediatric surgeon, doctor of medical Sciences, President of Institute of emergency children's surgery and traumatology Leonid Roshal, in an interview with Forbes.
He explained that not all countries were prepared to fight against such infection. In the case of Russia to counter the spread of coronavirus have connected everything, including the President, the doctor said. However, "the virus knows no borders", and the scale of the epidemic is impossible to predict. The problem is, in particular, the behavior of people. So, said the doctor, was two cases of coronavirus importation to Russia from-for doctors, not abstaining from traveling abroad.
The head of the unrecognized Transnistrian Moldovan Republic Vadim Krasnoselsky said that the withdrawal of Russian peacekeepers can not be discussed.
According to him, the peacekeeping operation is unique, operating on the banks of the Dniester river, for 28 years, has not lost relevance and value.
The President of Moldova Igor Dodon and the head of the unrecognized Transnistrian Moldovan Republic Vadim Krasnoselsky on this year's first meeting discuss quarantine office of the PMR, telecommunications, banking and other issues, reported the press service of the head of the PMR.
Dodon as the head of the delegation of the host country, outlined the main issues on the agenda of the meeting, stressing that they agreed. "To discuss the proposed topics such as the functioning of the provisional quarantine posts, telecommunications, banking question, the closure of criminal cases, launching trolley route "Bendery-Varnita the" other", - stated in the message.
A former translator of U.S. President Ronald Reagan Dimitri Zarechnak stated RIA Novosti that he supports the decision of the American court, which refused to publish the record of an American translator from the meeting of the presidents of Donald trump and Vladimir Putin.
"It is clear that I this decision I fully support, not only and not so much because of its conformity with the law, and for the reasons... (that) if an interpreter you can call the Congress or to disclose his notes of the meeting which the foreign worker will want to meet with the President... And, moreover, why even the President himself or others the U.S. government to use the services of private service providers, if there is a danger that they can be caused by then in Congress? Better in this case to rely on an interpreter the other hand, which cannot be called to testify to our Congress," said the Agency Zarechnak.
At 82 year of life has died the writer of the letter "I can Not renounce principles" Nina Andreeva, reported on the website of the unregistered "Union Communist party of Bolsheviks".
She died July 24 after suffering a serious illness.
The picture of the "Rival" with Larisa Guzeeva in the title role is "the worst film of all times and peoples," says the actress.
She wrote about this in response to podyschite on instagram. The actress posted a photograph of her 30 years. According to Guzeeva, the picture of her captures when she wasn't posing. At the same time, said the actress, pictured her clenched teeth.
Senator Alexei Pushkov has responded to the reaction of the first President of the USSR Mikhail Gorbachev on charges of "geopolitical capitulation", the newspaper "Moskovsky Komsomolets"
Earlier, the Senator referred to the statement of the speaker of the German government Steffen Seibert, who described how 30 years ago at a meeting with the leadership of Germany in Arkhyz, the Soviet leader agreed to a United Germany's joining NATO. Pushkov has called these actions "geopolitical capitulation." According to him, Gorbachev at that time was more concerned with getting the Nobel peace prize than national interests. In response, the former Soviet leader's statement called vellus "nonsense".
U.S. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo expressed confidence that the US will win in the confrontation with China, because it repeats the mistakes of the USSR.
The Secretary acknowledged that unlike the Soviet Union China is "deeply integrated into the world economy," but noted that "Beijing depends more on us than we from them."
Secretary of state Mike Pompeo published on Twitter a video message, where he said about "half a century of Soviet occupation" of the Baltic States.
"In 1940 the Soviet Union forcibly and illegally annexed Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. For five decades
Creative, dance and sports festivities will take place at VDNKH on 1 and 2 August in honor of the 81st birthday of the exhibition, reported on the website of the Moscow mayor on Wednesday.
The main exhibition of the country will celebrate the 81st anniversary in the first weekend of August. Holiday events are divided into three themes: "the territory of the real movement", "Territory real emotions" and "Territory of the real knowledge".
Military historian, consultant undersea research centre of the Russian geographical society (RGS) Alexander Skorbach, who studied the circumstances of the death of the ship "Armenia" in 1941, from German aircraft, explained the tragedy of coincidence: the Soviet fighter, "covering" the ship upon his departure from Yalta, distracted, chasing enemy aircraft.
The motor ship "Armenia" of the project "Adjara" was built in 1928 in Leningrad. A ship of 950 passengers were rebuilt as transports at Odessa in 1941. Is part of the cabins was organized, operating, and dressing, it was supposed to take about 400 wounded. The sixth of November 1941 in Sevastopol on Board went up a few thousand people: citizens, patients, doctors and staff of several hospitals, the part of the party leadership of the Crimea, members of the pioneer camp "Artek" and their families. In the panic of evacuation accurate count no lead.
Russian cosmonaut, the Executive Director of "Rosatom" Sergey Krikalev, whose flight on station "the World" taking place at the time of the collapse of the Soviet Union, said that he was aware of the events on the Ground of political events, but for him they were in the background of the work space.
Krikalev went on an expedition to the station "Mir" in 1991. He then agreed to stay aboard the station for a second expedition. Back home, the astronaut could only in 1992. The duration of his flight was 311 days. Thus, Krikalev flew from the Soviet Union, and returned to Russia. For the flight he was awarded the Star of Hero of the Russian Federation at number one.
Veterans of the conflict in Transnistria intend to gather next week at the Parliament building to support a vote of no confidence in the government ion chicu, the correspondent of RIA Novosti.
The deputies of the party "Platform "the Dignity and truth" together with deputies of the party "Action and solidarity" on Thursday, registered in Parliament a draft censure motion Kiku. Under current law, the initiative to censure the government will be considered next week in the presence of the Prime Minister and his Cabinet of Ministers.
Forty years ago the Soviet Union for the first time in the history of the Olympics. On the organization of the competition has thrown all forces and means. Never before in Eastern Europe do not hold competitions of such scale. But politics intervened. The US and Europe announced a boycott, and many of the Western teams came to Moscow. Like preparing for the Olympics-80 and than she remembered the world — in the material RIA Novosti.
The opening ceremony was supposed to start at 16:00. But by noon, Luzhniki was filled to capacity — the audience had already taken their seats on the bleachers. Was Waiting For Leonid Brezhnev. The Secretary General was late, the organizers were nervous. Finally from the speakers was heard the festive Overture of Dmitri Shostakovich.
During the preparation of the joint flight "Soyuz-Apollo" in NASA was dominated by ethnic discrimination and a hostile attitude to the Soviet Union, told in the Museum space at a solemn event dedicated to the anniversary of the mission, twice hero of the Soviet Union, pilot-cosmonaut Vladimir Dzhanibekov.
"Many other absurdities, I do not want to spread. Human moment. Our first step, the door is open, at NASA. We write: Welcome (welcome - ed.). There Achtung, russians (attention, Russians - ed.). On the floor we go, where we have offices, all doors are traditionally open. Guys who are engaged in the Space shuttle program, they have a chalkboard - painted Space shuttle and out of his compartment rained bombs on the painted map of the USSR. That was the attitude, that is ambivalent," said Dzhanibekov.
The nineteenth of July will mark 40 years since the opening of the Moscow summer Olympic games 1980. The Moscow Olympics, as noted by experts, was held at the highest level and rightfully inscribed in Golden letters in the history of the international Olympic movement. How to ensure the safety of the Games, what new technical innovations were used at the Olympics, what importance did it have for the development of domestic and world sport, in an interview with RIA Novosti said the head of the famous sports, the former at the time the Chairman of the Committee for physical culture of the Russian Federation and a member of the Presidium of the Executive Committee of Olympic Committee of Russia, holder of the Olympic order Valery Sysoev. He also shared his thoughts on how to modernize the modern Olympic movement, to ensure its development in the interests of international sport.
Thursday, July 16, Ukraine celebrated the anniversary of its founding document — the 30th anniversary of the Declaration on state sovereignty. Celebrated, even collecting for this special session of the Verkhovna Rada with the participation of dozens of MPs who voted for this historic act back in 1990.
Recall: Ukraine was not the first Republic of the Soviet Union, took part in the "parade of sovereignties". The pioneers made the Baltic and Caucasian republics in 1988-1989. But after Kiev they would not have moved in this direction, if not Russia. A shock to the supporters of the preservation of the USSR was the adoption of the First Congress of people's deputies of the RSFSR under the leadership of Boris Yeltsin, a similar Russian Declaration of June 12, 1990. After this it would be strange if some other country, not even wishing the collapse of the United States would remain aloof from the General process.
The level of security during the Olympics-80 in Moscow was so high that it was possible to leave for the night on the street, unlocked the car, and he would have no one not touched, said in an interview with RIA Novosti illustrious sports Director, former Chairman of the Committee for physical culture of the Russian Federation and a member of the Presidium of the Executive Committee of Olympic Committee of Russia, holder of the Olympic order Valery Sysoev.
Sunday will mark the 40th anniversary of the summer Olympics in 1980. In anticipation of this anniversary Sysoev recalled, in particular, how to ensure order in Moscow during the Games. "In the end, in terms of the highest level of safety of the Moscow Olympics is not just made history, and she has become a chronicle, a methodological tool for security services," - said Sysoev.
The scandal, which could happen at the Olympic games in Moscow in 1980, and cause reputational damage to the Soviet Union, was prevented thanks to the participation of the KGB, told the illustrious sports Director, former Chairman of the Committee for physical culture of the Russian Federation and a member of the Presidium of the Executive Committee of Olympic Committee of Russia, holder of the Olympic order Valery Sysoev.
Sunday will mark the 40th anniversary of the Moscow Olympics. In anticipation of this anniversary Sysoev said in an interview with RIA Novosti, in particular, on the measures taken to ensure the security of those Games.
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.
Senator Alexei Pushkov praised the reaction of the first President of the USSR Mikhail Gorbachev on charges of "geopolitical surrender."
The Senator referred to the statement of the speaker of the German government Steffen Seibert, who described how 30 years ago at a meeting with the leadership of Germany in Arkhyz, the Soviet leader agreed to a United Germany's joining NATO. Pushkov has called these actions a geopolitical capitulation. According to him, Gorbachev at that time was more concerned with getting the Nobel peace prize than national interests.
Updated the "Winter hotel" and the religious education center will open on the island in September, said in an interview with RIA Novosti, the Abbot of the Valaam Spaso-Preobrazhensky Stavropegial monastery Bishop Trinity Pankraty.
Thursday at the monastery for pilgrims has opened a Central manor house and main temple of the monastery – Holy Transfiguration Cathedral.
On the island, revealed no cases of coronavirus, said in an interview with RIA Novosti, the Abbot of the Valaam Spaso-Preobrazhensky Stavropegial monastery Bishop Trinity Pankraty.
"During the epidemic on the island had no cases of infection with coronavirus," said the Bishop Pankraty.
Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev allowed a United Germany to join NATO, despite the ability to claim neutral status of the country, said the head of the Federation Council Commission on information policy and interaction with mass media Alexei Pushkov in his telegram channel.
He commented on the publication on Twitter the official representative of the German government Steffen Seibert, who said 30 years ago, July 15, during the meeting with the leadership of Germany in Arkhyz Gorbachev gave his consent to membership of United Germany in NATO.
Russian scientists conducted a large-scale historical comparison of the psychological characteristics of contemporary adolescents and their peers who were teenagers in 1989. The results of the comparison, according to the authors, will help to better understand the contemporary high school students, and what this generation of teenagers is different from their parents ' generation when they were 15-16 years old. This is stated in the study of the Psychological Institute of the Russian Academy of education (PI RAO), which is available to RIA Novosti.
Director PI RAO Paul Sergomanov explained that there is no separate theory of "X, Y, Z" generations. This is only part of the General theory of generations, which was created by William Strauss and Neil Howe in 1991 and reflected the history of generations in the United States since 1584. From the standpoint of strict science, this theory is rather a historical essay than a theoretical analysis of the problem of generations.
Kiev's attempts to support the national machinery has caused discontent of Brussels. The EU Ambassador Matti Maasikas sent to the Prime Minister Denis Shmyhalou and the speaker of the Verkhovna Rada Dmitry Razumkova a warning letter about the inadmissibility of violation of the Association Agreement with the EU. Why the European officials can dictate to the Ukrainian authorities the conditions in the material RIA Novosti.
Brussels is dissatisfied with the resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine on procurement of machinery "with a proven degree of localization of production." Maasikas regarded it as "significant violation of the foundations of equal trade and non-discrimination".
The state Corporation "Roscosmos" commented on the words of American entrepreneur Elon musk about the Soviet designer Sergei Korolev.
Previously Musk on Twitter told about the conversation with relatives of the Queen. In his message, the American has called the design "one of the best".
All who recognize the decisions of the Nuremberg Tribunal, are responsible for the crimes of Nazism would never be repeated, said the Chairman of the Russian historical society, Director of the foreign intelligence Service of Russia Sergei Naryshkin.
He took part in the opening Friday at the State Central Museum of contemporary history of Russia the exhibition "the Nuremberg alarm. Without a limitation period" on the international trial of former leaders of Nazi Germany. This exhibition – the first in Russia large-scale project, dedicated to the main trial of the twentieth century. It is implemented with the support of the presidential grants for the development of civil society.
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.
Acting health Minister of the unrecognized Transnistrian Moldovan Republic Kristina album on Thursday said that the epidemiological situation in the Republic allows to gradually return to the previous mode of operation of medical institutions, reported the press center of the interior Ministry of PMR.
"Resumed work physical therapy offices, carried out the planned surgical intervention is vaccination of children. Today resumed scheduled hospitalization. It was the decision of the operational headquarters", – said album, noting that in hospitals, where previously housed the territorial quarantine hospital, carried out final disinfection.
The priest of Holy ascension Novo-nemeckogo monastery died from the coronavirus in the Slobozia infectious hospital, the total number of victims of coronavirus in the unrecognized Transnistrian Moldovan Republic has reached 49, said Wednesday oberstab PMR.
A priest at the age of 66 years, was admitted to the hospital July 4th. He was laboratory-confirmed with middle East respiratory syndrome. "A few days later, the patient's condition deteriorated. Exacerbated chronic diseases of the heart, lungs and kidneys. Developed congestive heart failure. Seventh of July the patient was transferred to the intensive care unit. Despite the efforts of doctors to save him failed", - stated in the message.
Anti-aircraft missile troops (SMP) recently developed ahead of time, their tasks become more complicated, weapons are constantly improving, responding to the development of means of air attack, including those that will appear in the future, said Wednesday RIA Novosti former head of the anti-aircraft missile troops Russian air force Lieutenant General Alexander Gorkov.
Sixty years ago, July 8, 1960, was based anti-aircraft missile troops. On this day in the office of the chief of air defense forces of the USSR introduced a new post – the commander of anti-aircraft missile air defense forces.
8 July 1960 is considered the founding date of Antiaircraft missile troops (SMP). This day came the Directive of the General staff of the Armed forces of the USSR, which the office of the commander of the Troops of Air defense (PVO) introduced a new post – the commander of anti-aircraft missile air defense forces.
The first anti-aircraft missile in the Soviet Union was formed in 1952. In the system of air defense of Moscow they appeared in 1953.
First, both Lenin and Stalin was the formation of a unified and indivisible state, but many countries have gained independence, agreed to join the Union only if they will have the right to secede from the Union, told RIA Novosti the leader of the Communist party Gennady Zyuganov.
Earlier the President of Russia Vladimir Putin on air of TV channel "Russia 1" said that prescribed in the Constitution of the USSR right on secession from the Union republics, and then of the Communist party monopoly on power in the main document of the country in 1977, became a delayed-action mine.
Spelled out in the Constitution of the USSR right on secession from the Union republics, and then of the Communist party monopoly on power in the main document of the country in 1977, became a delayed-action mines, said the President of Russia Vladimir Putin.
"With regard to free secession from the Soviet Union. After all, the Constitution was the Constitution of 1977 in the old Constitution - was written exclusive monopoly of the Communist party to power, and she, the Communist party was the core of the state system. There was no right of withdrawal from the Communist party of representatives from various national entities. She kept it all," said Putin in an interview with the TV channel "Russia 1".
Strong disorder in the current American daily life give rise to various attempts to explain what's going on. It is possible to immediately put aside judgments of local patriots in the spirit of "your America kirdyk".
And not because America is obviously not dead, because it can never be right, maybe everything, including this, the world the story is full kondykov. But because these judgments are immediately discarded: can there be anything good in Russian, promising America a lot, there is nothing to talk about.
Today enter into force amendments to the Constitution. After they have been approved by universal suffrage, the President signed a decree and speaking on 2 July about the outcome of the vote, described the current moment:
The expression "live thread" Putin uses not for the first time — the first time he used it in the fall of 2011, when they announced his nomination for the presidency after four years as Prime Minister. Then it has caused sharp discontent of the elite resulted in the Swamp. But Putin returned to the Kremlin — and for eight years has strengthened and changed the country, made her stronger and more confident. But why is he now, after the vote on the constitutional amendments, which showed huge support for his policies and him personally, speaks again about the "live thread"? Twenty years — and all the little for the construction of what is called for centuries?
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.
Investigation of the RF IC of the crimes of the Nazis is based on norms of domestic and international law, said in an interview with RIA Novosti the Chairman of the Investigative Committee Alexander Bastrykin.
The available archival data, on the territory of the RSFSR during the occupation, were deliberately exterminated more than 2 million civilians. Not all the facts were investigated, not all persons identified and brought to justice. Thanks to the excavations of search groups and the declassification of archives became aware of the details of the tragic events in the Novgorod region, the Krasnodar territory, the Rostov region, associated with the mass murder of civilians. Last year, the UK opened a criminal case on the destruction of more than 30 thousand Soviet citizens.
The statement of Russian President Vladimir Putin about the formation of the Russian political system underlines changes in the future role of the Parliament and the transformation of the party system after the amendments to the Constitution, according to respondents RIA Novosti the scientists.
Putin said Thursday that after the collapse of the Soviet Union it was not long, modern Russia is still in its infancy, including its political system.
The grandson of Soviet statesman Vyacheslav Molotov, head of the Duma Committee for education and science Vyacheslav Nikonov suggested that his grandfather would have approved an amendment to the Constitution on the protection of sovereignty and would be against the amendment of the continuity of history and a mention of God.
"Me nothing prevailed. Naturally, the authority of his grandfather, either. Well, do not, of course, to compare. Grandfather all the same, when the Stalin Constitution of 1936, was Chairman of the government, and I am a member of the working group on the Constitution," - said Nikonov to a journalist's question, not prevailed over it whether the figure of Molotov, when he was working on amendments to the Constitution.
Kaliningrad searchers have found the remains of seven of the Soviet soldiers killed in 1945 in the artillery crater in Zelenograd district, told reporters the head of the regional public organization of search engines "Conscience" Ruslan Khisamov.
He said that one of the soldiers, Junior Sergeant Karimzhan Radjabov managed to identify the order of Glory 3rd degree. He was a medic during the 2nd infantry battalion 140 th infantry regiment 182nd infantry division and was reported missing. In the archival documents as the "corpse left on the battlefield".
What Americans know about Afghanistan? The fact that over the 18 years of war in this country, the U.S. has lost nearly 2,500 people were killed — casualties of Afghans did not really known, but is estimated by many tens or even hundreds of thousands. America has spent trillions of dollars on the Afghan operation — and for many years trying to get out of there.
At first I wanted to go, to stay — retaining effect and a few military bases, now in principle ready to just walk away. In late February, the United States has even signed an agreement on the withdrawal of troops with the very same Taliban for the overthrow of which they invaded the country in late 2001. The Taliban now control most of Afghanistan and quietly waiting for the Americans to leave their country to return to Kabul. But before leaving Washington wants to see the beginning of the reconciliation process, to cooperate with the American invaders, the Afghans have agreed with those who do not recognize the us occupation, that is with the Taliban. The negotiations that were to begin shortly after the February agreement still has not started, and it is from their results depends on the timetable for the withdrawal of American troops.
The famous pilot plant U-5 in Moscow, which worked out the technologies of plutonium required to create a domestic nuclear weapons will be decommissioned by 2022, the works are scheduled to use new technologies that can be applied in similar projects in the future, according to the portal of the Federal target program on nuclear and radiation safety.
Install the U-5 is located in the North-West of Moscow on the territory of "high-tech research Institute of inorganic materials named after academician Bochvar" (VNIINM, a part of TVEL, a leading scientific center of Rosatom on the development of nuclear fuel cycle technologies and materials science).
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 head of the unrecognized Transnistrian Moldovan Republic Vadim Krasnoselsky at the meeting oberstab discussed the possibility of a new increase of the water level in the Dniester, reported on Monday the press service of the Transnistrian leader.
In this context, emergency departments around the clock and organized the work of 20 monitoring points for water level and condition of dams on the most dangerous sections along the entire riverbed. In case of forced evacuation work was carried out to clarify the number of people living in possible flood zones. The Transnistrian rescue workers prepared to deploy to field camps to accommodate the evacuees. In the required amount of the prepared stock bags with sand-gravel mixture.
More than 100 world leaders, including 18 Nobel peace laureates signed the letter, which urged the international community to make vaccines COVID-19 available around the world as the "common good", said located in Bangladesh, the Yunus centre, founded by Nobel peace prize laureate Mohammed Yunus.
The initiative was joined by former presidents, politicians, and internationally known actors and Directors, in particular the Nobel peace prize laureate and former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, former President of the European Commission and former Italian Prime Minister Romano Prodi, actors George Clooney, Matt Damon and Sharon stone and many others.
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.
Many researchers, commenting on the epidemic the overthrow of monuments in the United States, call it a mass rewriting of history. But we all understand: those activists who is furiously fighting with bronze witnesses of bygone eras, mostly nothing to rewrite. Just because they have a rather vague idea about the history. How else to explain the desecration of the monument to the writer Miguel de Cervantes in San Francisco, which the American "red guards", most likely, took another Conquistador? Or how to explain from the point of view of common sense the fact that a handsome monument to Andrew Jackson, one of the founders of the Democratic party, tried to overthrow generally those people who are going to vote for the candidate of the party? Rewriting history not artists, and those who provide ideological support stock. And I must admit, they get it.
A recent survey commissioned by the Sputnik.The opinion of renowned French research company IFop, indicates that such a nihilistic attitude of Americans to the history relates not only the events of the last century. For example, he pointed out that less than a third of Americans know what holiday they celebrate 8 may — Victory Day in Europe. While 11% of them believe that during the Second world war the United States fought against Russia.
The head of the Crimea Sergey Aksenov said that the USSR would disintegrate if the country was governed by people with attitudes and Outlook on life as the President of Russia Vladimir Putin.
"I am personally deeply convinced: when the USSR broke up, if there was any other President would be Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin President, the Soviet Union would not have collapsed. Just due to the fact that a person other approaches and views on life, understanding what you can do more," — said Aksenov in the air of TV channel "Crimea 24".
The statement of the Prime Minister of Latvia krišjānis Karinsh on discrimination against Latvians during the "Soviet occupation" is not supported by the facts, and can be considered only in the context of "propaganda tricks", reads the statement of the foreign Ministry.
Earlier Karins in an interview with Latvian television said that Latvians are "perfectly able to understand the discontent of black Americans", as alleged during the "Soviet occupation" is also discriminated against.
Scientists explained why the reverse side of the moon differs from Earth with the visible part, according to the portal Eurekalert.
This became known in the mid-twentieth century, when the Soviet Union managed to get the first pictures of "dark side of the moon." Previously, astronomers believed that visible from our planet of the dark "spots" on the moon are traces of dried up seas and oceans ("Maria" — "the sea" in Latin). They also assumed that the same marks covered and the reverse side of the moon, but in the end, both assumptions were incorrect.
The head of the unrecognized Transnistria Vadim Krasnoselsky Wednesday in connection with the threat of flooding (flooding) TMR as a result of the rise of the water level in the river Dniester has signed a decree on the establishment of the operational headquarters for the prevention of threat of occurrence of floods, reported the press service of the Transnistrian leader.
Head oberstab appointed by the Minister of internal Affairs of the PMR. Comprised of the Minister of Finance, Minister of economic development, the Minister of agriculture, Minister of defense, head of the MGB, the head of administrations of cities (regions), head of the civil service, the media and the Director of the Dubossary HPP. The main tasks of the operational staff is defined: an analysis of the current situation and preparation of proposals for the adoption of necessary measures to prevent flooding (flooding) and the elimination of its consequences.
General Alexander Luchinsky was to one of the greatest Russian generals of Marshal Ivan Konev symbol-General of the guard and therefore was appointed privilegivm in the ranks of the commanders of the armies, marching at the head of the composite regiment of the 1st Ukrainian front Victory day Parade on red square in Moscow, said in an interview with RIA Novosti, the daughter of the Marshal Natalia Konev.
Ivan Konev at the Victory Parade was headed by a combined regiment of the 1st Ukrainian front. "Behind father on Parade minted step of a whole range of his famous commanders who were fighting Russia, then freed a vast territory of Ukraine – from Kharkov to Lvov, then Poland, stormed Berlin, liberated Prague, where he finished his military way," said Natalia Konev. "And privilegivm dad identified Aleksandr Aleksandrovich luchinskiy – tall, statuesque, stunningly beautiful commander of the 28th army. As my dad said when he first saw Lucinschi, I realized that sees a symbol of the General's guard", she added.
Senator Alexei Pushkov has compared Ukraine with a "parasitic state" amid allegations of a multimillion-dollar debt to Russia before Kiev.
Earlier, the Deputy head of the Ukrainian foreign Ministry Vasily Bodnar stated that Moscow needs the Kiev authorities for the lease of naval bases in the Crimea several hundreds of millions of dollars that were not paid after the return of the Peninsula to Russia.
The order "For merits before Fatherland" I degree is the highest recognition activities, said the President of the SMRC cardiovascular surgery named after Bakulev, President of the Russian public organization "League of nation's health", academician Leo Bokeria, noting that all his life doing one thing and never regretted that I became a doctor.
Earlier it was reported that Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree awarding Beaucaire, the order "For merits before Fatherland" I degree.
The article of President of Russia Vladimir Putin about the Second world war will help to expand the historical debate and will encourage people to begin to discover the facts about the contribution of the USSR to the victory over Nazism, told RIA Novosti the honorary Secretary of the British society for the promotion in Russian and Soviet studies (SCRSS) and the Foundation of the "Soviet memorial" Ralph Gibson.
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.
An elderly patient with a coronavirus, died on Tuesday in the unrecognized Transnistrian Moldovan Republic, the total number of victims of coronavirus has reached 45, said Oberstar PMR.
According oberstab, an elderly man with coronary heart disease and hypertension enrolled in the Bendery city hospital June 20. 80-year-old citizen was diagnosed with right lower lobe pneumonia. Took PCR test for coronavirus. COVID-19 was confirmed.
The ceremonial uniforms in the red army due to the Parade on 24 June 1945, during which the Soviet leadership sought to show an army of winners with the best hand, said to RIA Novosti Vladimir Afanasiev, chief researcher at the Central Museum of the Armed forces of the Russian Federation.
The historian said that while in fact before the parade introduced a new form, by and large it was a modified casual form, made of best material (thick cotton and thin wool), the main manufacturer of the parade uniform was the clothing factory "Bolshevichka".
The banner of Victory because of the confusion could be a flag, not related to the storming of the Reichstag, told RIA Novosti Vladimir Afanasiev, chief scientific worker of the Central Museum of the armed forces, which now houses the main symbol of victory.
The historian said that the commandant of Berlin, Colonel-General Nikolai Berzarin, who was the commander of the other Fifth shock army - knew nothing about the replacement, therefore, ordered to remove the banner from the Reichstag and were preparing to send him to Moscow. Picture about how remove a banner appeared in the press, in the Third shock army saw it and reported on the situation with the Deputy Supreme commander, Marshal Georgy Zhukov.
Communist party leader Gennady Zyuganov called the agreement of 1939 nonaggression Pact between the USSR and Germany brilliant decision of his time, which allowed them to win time and prepare the best equipment and commanders.
He noted that the Soviet leader Joseph Stalin on the eve of the outbreak of hostilities turned to other European countries with a proposal to create the Union and to prevent bloodshed.
A third of Ukraine's population (33.5 percent) regret the collapse of the Soviet Union, according to a survey conducted by the Kiev international Institute of sociology (KIIS).
In 2017, the sociological group "Rating" conducted a similar survey on the attitude of citizens of Ukraine to the collapse of the Soviet Union. Then 33% regretted the collapse of the Soviet Union, 53% are not spared, and 14% "undecided response".
Among the amendments to the Constitution occupies a special place secure Russia's historical and legal succession. Try to understand why this is important and relevant.
Yes, to many this may seem surprising, but until now the status of legal successor of the Soviet Union, our government was never legislated. By the time of the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, efforts of the liberal community was created this kind of atmosphere in which prevailed the policy of rejection of all that was associated with the "accursed Communist legacy". Struggling with the memory of him, the Russian liberals took the course, actually mimicking the words of the Bolshevik hymn, "Renounce the old world, let's shake its dust from our feet!" Therefore, even a formal reference to the state, which was destroyed in 1991, was considered unacceptable. This ideological approach then spawned a lot of legal problems in the tedious negotiations with a number of former Soviet republics on the division of property and debts.
The action "Candle of memory" was held in night on Monday in Berlin at the Memorial to fallen Soviet soldiers, the correspondent of RIA Novosti.
About 15 people in on Monday night gathered at the Memorial to fallen Soviet soldiers in Berlin's Tiergarten Park. The event was organized by a member of the organization "Officers of Russia" Oleg Eremenko. Among the other participants – his friends, the Russian-speaking residents of Berlin, veterans of service of the GDR.
Germany before the attack on the USSR in 1941, there was Hitler's Deputy in the Nazi party Rudolf Hess to offer Britain a number of conditions for further peaceful postwar cooperation, including to support the preservation of England the status of a world power in exchange for British supplies of raw materials to the Third Reich, said in an interview with RIA Novosti historian of special services, doctor of philosophical Sciences Vladimir Makarov.
Hess on 10 may 1941, alone, he flew from Germany to the UK. Documents about this event, considered one of the main mysteries of the Second world war, London is still not declassified in full. However, professional historians agree that Hess wanted to convince the British to conclude peace with Germany before the attack on the USSR. In 1946, during the Nuremberg trials, Hess was sentenced to life imprisonment, which he served in Berlin's Spandau prison. He died on 17 August 1987 at the age of 93 years.
The day of memory and grief is celebrated in Russia on June 22, exactly 79 years ago with the attack of Nazi Germany on the Soviet Union began the Great Patriotic war. Previously, on this occasion, the Ministry of defense opened a special website portal where posted declassified documents related to the first days of the war.
"Then, suddenly, our country was hit by the troubles, had resulted in the deaths of millions of our countrymen and the destruction of thousands of cities and villages. For those who survived that war, for children and grandchildren of soldiers of the red Army who fought for the world in which we live today, this day is the Day of memory and grief," — said in the Department of information and mass communications of the military.
Saints canonized by the Russian Orthodox Church, helped the people to defend the country during the great Patriotic war, said the Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill on Sunday after the Liturgy at the skete of the Holy Prince Alexander Nevsky in the Moscow suburb of Peredelkino, the message on the website of the Russian Orthodox Church.
On 21 June the Russian Orthodox Church celebrates day of memory "of all saints resplendent in the Russian land".
Senator Alexei Pushkov commented on the response of the British foreign Ministry on the article of Vladimir Putin about the Second world war.
In his article, the Russian leader urged the partners to preserve the historical truth based on facts, and discuss the events of the past critically and impartially. Thus, according to him, Russia will always be grateful for the help of allies in supplying the red army during the war.
There is no doubt that the main force that defeated Nazi Germany was the Soviet Union, attempts to understate the Soviet Union's role in world war II made in the name of political interests, the Director of the Center for the study of the Slavic world of the National University of San Martin, a specialist in social and political history of Russia Claudio Sergio Ingerflom.
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, in particular, noted that the Soviet Union and the Red army, no matter what anyone tried to prove today, made a substantive and critical contribution to the defeat of Nazism.
The article of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin are the most relevant topics of the revision history and discussion of the current role of the United Nations, told RIA Novosti the famous Serbian scientist, Dr. dušan anic.
The website of the Kremlin and "Russian newspaper" published an article on Friday, the Russian President called "75 years of Victory: a shared responsibility before history and the future". Putin in the article in particular, called irresponsible calls to abolish the right of veto of the permanent members of the UN security Council. The Russian leader also wrote that the UN system is experiencing some difficulties in the work and not as effective, but performs its main functions - the prevention of wars and global conflicts.
The Museum of Victory on June 24 will hold an online exhibition "Parade of winners" in which frameworks will show unique footage of the first historic parade on red square, said Friday in a press-service of the Museum.
"The Museum of Victory on June 24 will be placed on the website new online exhibition "Parade of winners". A virtual project dedicated to the historical parade on red square June 24, 1945. The exhibition will present previously unpublished photographs from the archives of the Ministry of defence and digitized specifically for this exhibition", - stated in the message
The press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov said that he was not aware of any position of President Vladimir Putin's initiative to abolish the condemnation of the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact.
"I do not know about the existence of any position in overturning the condemnation of the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact. I do not have this information", - said Peskov told reporters, answering the question, does the President necessary and useful to cancel the documents, condemning the signing of the Soviet-German non-aggression Pact of 1939.
Article of Russian President Vladimir Putin will be misinterpreted in the West: it deems confrontational, although, in fact, the Russian leader reaches out to international partners, told RIA Novosti the German political scientist Alexander Rahr.
Putin wrote an article about the Second world war. It is called "the Actual lessons of the 75th anniversary of the Second world war." Putin, in particular, writes that attempts to revise the results of world war I, which are observed today in the West, threaten the principles of peaceful development.
Legendary Soviet generals Ivan Bagramyan and Alexander Vasilevsky personally allowed Sergeant Ivan Morinobu to participate in the Victory parade on red square in Moscow 24 June 1945 - he had not formally approached on growth, but the generals came up with an ingenious way out of this situation, told RIA Novosti granddaughter Bagramyan Karine Nazarova.
"Each of the 10 existing at the final stage of the war fronts were consolidated to form one regiment, which it was necessary to select the most distinguished soldiers and commanders of the front. Bagramyan was tasked to form two regiments – the regiment consolidated its 1-Baltic front and 3rd Belorussian front, as at the end of the war, Bagramyan at the same time performed the duties of Deputy commander of the 3rd Belorussian front and for a time was its commander," said Karine Nazarova.
Sergei Khrushchev sought to preserve the history of the cold war and to prevent forgot about it, future generations, told RIA Novosti his friend Gary powers, Jr.
The son of the former first Secretary of the CPSU Central Committee Nikita Khrushchev, Sergei, died 18 June in the U.S., where he lived and worked since 1991.
Russian President Vladimir Putin wrote an article dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second world war. Material published by the American journal The National Interest.
The head of state entered into a polemic with a number of European politicians who want "to cover up the Munich agreement under the carpet" and to revise the Soviet Union's role in defeating Nazism.
Only high and young troops participated in the Victory parade June 24, 1945, reads in the multimedia section of "Triumph of the victorious people" on the website of the Ministry of defense of Russia, telling about the preparation and conduct of the parade on red square June 24, 1945.
It is noted that in order to participate in the parade in Moscow was attended by representatives of ten fronts, academies and colleges, of which were formed regiments.
Soviet troops in the early days of the great Patriotic war in some parts of the front managed to push the Nazis abroad, from declassified documents published on the website of the defense Ministry.
The defense Ministry has opened on its website a section devoted to the beginning of the great Patriotic war. It presents operational and intelligence reports of the General staff of red Army, reports from the front, cryptogram, and the memories of the participants of the first battles and diary entries.
The commanders of the red army, which in the early days of the great Patriotic war had to fight with the Nazis, noted that the Germans have a weapon, but, nevertheless, cowardly, from declassified documents published on the website of the defense Ministry.
The defense Ministry has opened on its website a section devoted to the beginning of the great Patriotic war. It presents operational and intelligence reports of the General staff of red Army, reports from the front, cryptogram, and the memories of the participants of the first battles and diary entries.
On the website of the Ministry of defense of Russia opened the multimedia section of "Triumph of the victorious people" with historical documents from the collections of the Central archive of the defense, telling about the preparation and holding of the Victory parade on red square June 24, 1945, the Ministry reported.
It is noted that in the published plan of the light of the fireworks, which took place in Moscow on 24 June 1945 at 23:00, for it was produced 100 lights, 6 thousand handmade rockets, 200 pieces of 107-mm rockets, 500 barrage balloons.
Generalissimo of the Soviet Union, Joseph Stalin, unlike many other European leaders, met with Adolf Hitler, said the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin.
"I would like to note that, unlike many other European leaders of that time, Stalin was not disgraced himself by meeting with Hitler, who was known in the West as a very respected politician and was a welcome guest in European capitals", - Putin wrote in the article about the Second world war, published in the American publication the National Interest.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said about the need to restore the names and biographies of all the soldiers, partisans, underground fighters, prisoners of concentration camps, civilians murdered by the Nazis, the Russian leader noted that it was "our duty".
To do this, we need to continue active archival work, including and volunteers, and interaction with other countries, he wrote in an article for the National Interest.
The Soviet Union made three-quarters of the military contribution to the defeat of Nazism, said the President of Russia Vladimir Putin in an article for the American magazine National Interest.
"The Soviet Union and the Red army, no matter what anyone tried to prove today, made a substantive and critical contribution to the defeat of Nazism," writes Putin. His words are given in English.
A number of claims to Joseph Stalin fair, including repression, but he saw that the Soviet Union want to be left alone with Germany, wanted to gain time, wrote to Russian President Vladimir Putin in an article for the American edition the National Interest.
"Stalin and his entourage really deserve many reasonable charges. We remember the crimes committed by the regime against its own people, and the horror of mass repressions. In other words, there are many things you can accuse the Soviet leaders, but poor understanding of the nature of external threats is not included in their number," - wrote the President of the Russian Federation.
Amendment to the Constitution will put an end to the debate about the Kuril Islands and the Crimea, in contrast to the referendum for preserving the Soviet Union, the current vote will entail no legal consequences, said the mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin.
"At the time there was a referendum for preserving the Soviet Union and majority Russians, Ukrainians, and Belarusians, and Kazakhs voted to preserve the Soviet Union, but then vote it doesn't matter. It wasn't included in the Constitution of our country, and it remained on paper, although people voted. Today we vote just for such provisions, the most important, as our country's sovereignty, territorial integrity, which will put an end to discussion about Smoking, about Sevastopol, about the Crimea", - said Sobyanin in the air "Russia 24".
The Estonian punitive, in the years of the great Patriotic war participated in the genocide of civilians in the Pskov region, after the war, he joined the "forest brothers" – this is evidenced by the archival materials of the FSB of Russia in the Pskov region, seen by RIA Novosti.
Speech, in particular, about the interrogation of the Punisher Erich Limpets conducted by the investigator of the KGB of the USSR in the Pskov region in 1967. During the interrogation, Limpets said that from 1944 to 1946 "was illegal in the gang, which operated in the forest in Rakursom area of the Estonian SSR". The gang consisted of seven armed men.
Russian citizens residing in Turkmenistan, will be able on 1 July to vote on the amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation in Ashgabat and Turkmenbashi, according to the Russian Embassy in Turkmenistan.
"For the vote regarding approval of amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation on the territory of Turkmenistan will be formed polling stations in the cities of Ashgabat and Turkmenbashi, which will be opened on 1 July 2020 from 08:00 to 20:00", - reported on the website of the Embassy.
The rapid destruction of the middle class in Western countries is accompanied by the destruction of "protected" their traditional human values, said the Secretary of the Russian security Council Nikolai Patrushev.
"Pandemic COVID-19 clearly revealed the negative consequences of the new plantings of Western values, especially the deepening of fragmentation, indifference and confusion in the face of imminent danger," Patrushev wrote in his article "does Russia Need a "universal" value?" in "the Russian newspaper".
Senator Alexei Pushkov was not surprised by reports of "plans" of the Soviet Union to give Finland Karelia.
Earlier, the former expert of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Finland Jukka Seppinen said that in the days of Mikhail Gorbachev's Moscow was allegedly ready to discuss the issue, but President Mauno Koivisto has not used this opportunity.
Any chances of getting Karelia in the Soviet Union in Finland was not, such a scenario could take place only as a result of war, told RIA Novosti, former Deputy Secretary General of the UN, Deputy Secretary of the Public chamber of Russia Sergey Ordzhonikidze.
Former expert of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Finland, former diplomat, doctor of political science and writer and documentarian Yucca Seppinen previously stated that the Soviet Union under Mikhail Gorbachev was allegedly ready to start negotiations on the transfer of Karelia. This was reported by the portal iltalehti.fi, referring to a new book, the former diplomat. Approval Seppanen, Finland had chances to Karelia from the late 1980s to early 1990-ies, however, the President Mauno Koivisto did not use them.
The Soviet Union did not conduct any negotiations on the transfer of Karelia in Finland, said "Newspaper.ru" Andrey Fyodorov, who served in the 1990-1991 Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs.
While Helsinki had for this area, "some interest," added the former diplomat. However, according to him, such issues were raised only in private conversation.
Former expert of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Finland, former diplomat, doctor of political science and writer and documentarian Yucca Seppinen said that the Soviet Union under Mikhail Gorbachev was allegedly ready to start negotiations on the transfer of Karelia. It is reported portal iltalehti.fi link to a new book, the former diplomat.
Approval Seppanen, Finland had chances to Karelia from the late 1980s to early 1990-ies, however, the President Mauno Koivisto took advantage of it.
American essayist Caleb Larson noticed that the Soviet soldiers did not wear socks, and used them instead of socks. His article published in The National Interest.
According to the author, in the American army socks came to the end of the Second world war, while in the Soviet army used "something completely different". He calls portyanki "segments stinking rags of", emphasizing that to wind them up was "not as easy as to wear socks." To obtain such skill, he said, need to practice.
In Russia came into force the Federal law on the abolition of the exam for the citizens of Belarus and Ukraine to obtain the status of the Russian language speakers.
According to part 1 of article 331 of the Federal law "On citizenship of the Russian Federation", foreigners or stateless persons according to the interview results can be accepted as a native Russian language if they or their relatives in the direct ascending line permanently live in Russia or previously lived in Russia or on territory that belonged to the Russian Empire or the Soviet Union within the state border of the Russian Federation.
Details of the visit of the legendary head of the Soviet foreign intelligence of Paul of Phytin in Germany in 1940 still carry a secret, but after the trip to the Berlin station was able to establish the receipt of valuable information about the preparation of the Third Reich's aggression against the Soviet Union, said the Director of the foreign intelligence Service of Russia Sergei Naryshkin.
Article Naryshkin in "Rossiyskaya Gazeta", dedicated to Phytin, opens a series of publications about the history of Russian foreign intelligence, the centenary which will be celebrated in December this year.