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The historian explained the significance of the Potsdam conference

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.

The US was hoping for a "Russian trace" in Libya, they missed the Egyptian

While the West is diligently looking for — and even supposedly finds — evidence of Russia's participation in the war in Libya on the side of the Libyan national army (LNA), is becoming increasingly likely intervention in the conflict there very different country.

Egypt receives considerable support for its plans to train and arm the Libyan tribes. Last week Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said that "if the Libyan people will be asked to intervene, Cairo will help." After a few days the head of the Libyan Parliament, sitting in the East of the country (controlled just LNA), said that an appeal to the Egyptian authorities could follow if the troops of the national consensus Government (NTC) captured the city of Sirte and the province Dzhufra, and then move on to the East.

A British expert estimated Putin's article about the Second world war

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.

In the West demand to close the "newspaper racists". Russia has accused

In the struggle with the colonial past of Western countries, the initiative group demanded the closure of the British daily newspaper the Guardian.

The petition, published a few days ago, already scored under 20 thousand signatures.

Putin has prepared an article for the National Interest about the Second world war

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.

The expert explained the senselessness of the demolition of the monument for anti-racism

Campaign against monuments in the UK – very unusual for this country, a phenomenon, moreover, that modern English – "racially colorblind", said in an interview with RIA Novosti British professional tourist guide Jerry Miller.

British activists on the backdrop of the anti-racism campaign that started after the death at the hands of police of African-American George Floyd, had prepared a list of monuments to be demolished, and institutions and streets in need, from their point of view, in renaming. During the recent protests hooligans caused racist inscriptions on a monument to Winston Churchill in London, and in Bristol piled with pedestal and threw into the Bay the monument to merchant, philanthropist and MP Edward Colston.

Boris Johnson urged not to engage in rewriting history

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke out in defense of former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, whose monument vandals daubed racist slogans, and urged not to rewrite the past.

On Friday the city of London due to fears of vandalism has closed the plywood boards monuments to Winston Churchill, Nelson Mandela and the memorial Cenotaph in honor of those killed in the First world war. During the action in memory of the deceased American George Floyd in Bristol vandals threw into the Bay the monument to merchant, philanthropist and MP Edward Colston, who in the seventeenth century, engaged in the slave trade. In London, the hooligans struck racist inscriptions on a monument to Churchill and tried to damage the Cenotaph.

Johnson believes the demolition of monuments of attempt to commit past the censorship

The demolition of historical monuments is an attempt to lie about the history of the country, people can't censor the past, Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

On Friday the city of London due to fears of vandalism has closed the plywood boards monuments to Winston Churchill, Nelson Mandela and the memorial Cenotaph in honor of those killed in the First world war. During the action in memory of the deceased American George Floyd in Bristol vandals threw into the Bay the monument to merchant, philanthropist and MP Edward Colston, who in the seventeenth century, engaged in the slave trade. In London, the hooligans struck racist inscriptions on a monument to Churchill and tried to damage the Cenotaph.

Reset by vandals in Bristol statue of the slave trader pulled out of the water

Reset by vandals monument to the merchant, philanthropist and MP Edward Colston, who in the seventeenth century, engaged in the slave trade, on Thursday morning, lifted from the bottom of Bristol Bay in the UK, according to the city Council.

The mayor of Bristol, Marvin Reese was ordered to raise a monument and install it in one of the city's museums.

British police explain why not prevented the demolition of the statue of the slave trader

The British police did not prevent the demolition of the monument to merchant, philanthropist and slave trader Edward Colston's in Bristol for fear of clashes with demonstrators over the rights of the black population, said the head of the police region Avon and Somerset Andy Marsh.

Last weekend in several cities in Britain held a rally in memory of the deceased in the United States African American George Floyd. Sami marches and rallies were peaceful, but protesters joined the radicals and the members of "antifa" were trying to provoke riots and attacked the police. Bullies inflicted racist inscriptions on a monument to Winston Churchill in London, and in Bristol piled with pedestal and threw into the Bay the monument to merchant, philanthropist and MP Edward Colston, who in the seventeenth century, engaged in the slave trade. The monument to Churchill managed to wash, monument Colston still lies at the bottom of Bristol Bay.

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