Vladimir Putin

Snub of Russia on D-Day a worrisome omission

Snub of Russia on D-Day a worrisome omission

Has the current tide of hysteria against all things Russian risen to the point that European and American policymakers are now attempting an Orwellian rewrite of the history of World War II? This is no mere academic matter of misrepresenting the past but has life-and-death importance for the here and now.

The single most crucial factor in the defeat of Adolf Hitler in that great conflict was the willingness of the Allies, both East and West, to put aside enormous political and social differences for the greater good of ridding the planet of the pestilence of Nazism. The 75th anniversary of D-Day ceremony should have been a perfect opportunity to renew that spirit as...

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