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Operation Bagration
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Operation Bagration
July 6, 2020

Starting on June 22, 1944, the Soviet Union inflicted the biggest defeat in German military history. In the space of a month, Army Group Center, the hard strategic rock on which German domination of Russia’s heartland had rested for three years, was annihilated. It was a cataclysmic defeat on an even bigger scale than Stalingrad.

The Roaring First-Timers From the Moscow V-Day Parade 2020
June 29, 2020

The 2020 Moscow Victory Day Parade took place in Moscow’s Red Square on June 24, 2020 to commemorate the 75th anniversary of both the capitulation of Nazi Germany in the Second World War and the historic Moscow Victory Parade of 1945. Some of the military equipment were demonstrated to the broad public for the first time ever. Below is a brief guide to these magnificent first-timers.

The Roaring First-Timers From the Moscow V-Day Parade 2020
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Defending History or Double Standard?
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Defending History or Double Standard?
June 19, 2020

There is no equivalence between Western imperialists, colonizers and racists and Soviet war heroes. But there is a clear double standard in how demolishing the latter statues is somehow acceptable to Western governments. Because it fits a geopolitical agenda of rewriting the history of World War II to demean Russia.

The Siege of Leningrad
June 13, 2020

The blockade of Leningrad, the Soviet Union’s second-largest city, lasted for 872 days and was one of the longest and most destructive sieges in history. A total of 642,000 Russian civilians died during the siege, hunger being the cause of death in 97% of cases. Although some historians classify it as genocide, the story of the siege of Leningrad is hardly part of the western collective memory.

The Siege of Leningrad
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The Battle of Moscow
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The Battle of Moscow
June 6, 2020

The Battle of Moscow was the first strategic defeat of the German army on the ground during the World War II. Moscow became the first capital city in continental Europe not to be captured as a result of German offensive.

So Who Defeated the Nazi Germany?
June 2, 2020

On May 8, 2020, the White House infamously tweeted “On May 8, 1945, America and Great Britain had victory over the Nazis!” sparking outrage on social media. President Trump’s administration failed to mention other Allies, most importantly, the Soviet Union. Let’s see who exactly won the victory over Nazis.

So Who Defeated the Nazi Germany?
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Why the West Is Not the Best When It Comes to COVID-19
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Why the West Is Not the Best When It Comes to COVID-19
May 22, 2020

East Asia fares significantly better in terms of the impact of COVID-19 than the West. Although the virus is believed to have originated in East Asia, as of May 22, 2020 no East Asian nation was among the first ten countries in number of total cases of COVID-19. No matter what type of rule – democratic or autocratic – the numbers of total cases and deaths per 1 million of population in East Asian countries are significantly lower than in the West despite huge population density.

How the Russian-Turkish Deal on Northern Syria Works
November 1, 2019

The agreement signed between Russia and Turkey for a new security plan in northeast Syria was certainly historic and a much welcome potential path towards stability and peace.

How the Russian-Turkish Deal on Northern Syria Works
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