Tag: Victory Day
Yesterday was May 9th 2015 – the day marked the 70th anniversary of the defeat of Nazi Germany in World War II. Technically most European countries celebrate on May 8th in their own countries. May 9th is the date when Russia celebrates (due to the time difference when the defeat was signed) and normally the whole world shares the celebration along with Russia at least out of respect.
There are some myths about the Victory Day (May 9) Worth Busting.
Every year the celebrations of the victory over Nazism are accompanied by some senseless statements that deny the importance of the Soviet Union for the defeat of the Third Reich. To help you remove the bitter bananas from the story, we translated an extract from an interview of the famous Russian political expert Anatoly Wasserman: