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Copy of 'Enola Gay' pilot's log fetches $50,000 at auction A copy of a deeply moving pilot's log, written during the top-secret Enola Gay mission was auctioned in New York on Wednesday for $50,000.
30 апреля 2015
Oleg Mikheyev, deputy chairman of the Duma committee on power engineering, a Just Russia Party member. ©RIA Novosti Russian MP demands probe over sex shops' use of WWII medal A Russian MP asked prosecutors to investigate a sex shop chain for using a depiction of a World War II medal on price tags for vibrators.
30 апреля 2015
Japan PM says 'deeply pained' over WWII 'comfort women' Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed his remorse over the sexual slavery of Asian women during World War II.
29 апреля 2015
Greek president to visit Berlin 'soon' for war payment talks Greece's president said he hoped to meet his German counterpart soon for talks on Athens' demands for reparations over the Nazi occupation of Greece during World War II.
27 апреля 2015
Poland denies entry to pro-Putin bikers planning WWII victory ride Poland said it had denied entry to a Russian biker gang backed by the Kremlin that plans to ride through Europe to celebrate the Soviet Union's role in the World War II victory.
25 апреля 2015
Abe says he may omit apology from Japan WWII statement Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has said he may not issue a direct apology for Japan's past aggression in an upcoming statement marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.
21 апреля 2015
Photo courtesy of instabeat.me. Kazakhstanis to have three days off in May The beginning of May in Kazakhstan has always been rich with holidays. This year, Kazakhstanis will enjoy 3 days off in May.
07 апреля 2015
Photo courtesy of the press service of the Ministry of Defense of Kazakhstan Grand airshow awaits Astana for Victory Day The Ministry of Defense is preparing a grand air show involving both modern and WWII aircraft for the Victory Day celebrations in Kazakhstan.
30 марта 2015
Japan PM not to attend China's war parade: report Japan's prime minister is set to rebuff a prickly invitation to a Chinese military parade as the former World War II enemies jockey over the telling of their shared history.
25 марта 2015
Katy Perry. ©REUTERS Pop star Katy Perry visits Auschwitz death camp US pop princess Katy Perry said she was full of emotion as she visited Auschwitz, the infamous World War II-era Nazi German death campю
27 февраля 2015
Photo courtesy of ecorepublicano.es The Forgotten of Karaganda awarded at California Film Awards Kazakhstani-Spanish The Forgotten of Karaganda documentary film has been awarded at the California Film Awards as the Best Documentary,
09 января 2015
'English Schindler' receives top Czech award at 105 Sir Nicholas Winton, who saved hundreds of Jewish children in Prague from the Nazis in the run-up to World War II, was given the Czech Republic's top honour.
29 октября 2014
France, African leaders mark southern 'D-Day' President Francois Hollande will lead ceremonies to mark 70 years since the invasion of southern France by Allied troops.
13 августа 2014
Holocaust hero Wallenberg gets US Congressional medal Sweden's Holocaust hero Raoul Wallenberg, who saved tens of thousands of Hungarian Jews before mysteriously dying in a Soviet prison, was honored with the Congressional Gold Medal at the US Capitol.
10 июля 2014
Photo courtesy of alps.cz China workers strike over Japanese boss' war denial Around 1,000 Chinese workers went on strike after their Japanese boss denied Tokyo had invaded China and said its 1930s actions were to "help" the country escape colonial rule, state-run media reported.
02 июля 2014
Kazakh-language magazine Anyz Adam April issue depicts Adolf Hitler ©Yaroslav Radlovsky Kazakh editor ordered to pay damages for edition devoted to Adolf Hitler Almaly District Сourt No.2 ordered the editor of the now infamous in Kazakhstan Anyz Adam magazine to pay $71,000 in damages following a claim brought up by war veterans.
30 июня 2014
Howard Baker. ©Reuters/Yuriko Nakao 'Great Conciliator' Howard Baker dies in US Howard Baker, a former United States Senate majority leader and presidential contender known for his ability to achieve compromise across the political aisle, died on Thursday. He was 88.
27 июня 2014
Shower of rose petals over Statue of Liberty marks D-Day A million red rose petals were showered over the Statue of Liberty on Friday in a spectacular display to mark the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landing in Normandy during World War II.
07 июня 2014
Chester Nez. Photo courtesy of toddandbarbara.blogspot.com Last original Navajo Code Talker dies Chester Nez, the last of 29 Navajo Indians who helped create a code used during World War II and never broken by the Axis Powers, died Wednesday. He was 93.
05 июня 2014
Lady Mary Churchill Soames (L). ©Reuters Churchill's last surviving child dies aged 91 Lady Mary Soames, the last surviving child of Britain's World War II prime minister Winston Churchill, has died at the age of 91, her family announced.
02 июня 2014

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