Twelve monuments placed in cemeteries positioned near former NKVD camps and special hospitals where thousands of Romanian troops are buried, were unveiled and sanctified in 2019, as a result of the steps taken in the last years by the Romanian Embassy in the Russian Federation to honour the memory of the Romanian military who fell on both the Eastern Front during WWII and in captivity, Ambassad
At a time when there is talk about how Syria could be divided into zones of influence between Russia and United States, the authentic document of a secret agreement signed during the World War I dividing the Middle East among European powers will be exhibited at a museum in France.
Approximately 3,500 troops and specialists from the Ministry of National Defence, the Ministry of Interior and the Romanian Intelligence Service are going to participate on December 1, alongside troops from several allied or partner countries, in the military parade organized in celebration of Romania's National Day, at the Triumph Arch Square, the Ministry of National Defence (MApN) announced
The names and places associated with the atrocities that stain the world's recent history are only too well known: Guernica, Babi Yar, Sharpeville, Treblinka, Hiroshima, Halabja, Rwanda, Srebrenica and, more recently, Aleppo and Yemen, to name but a few. The memories of those who have suffered are as painful as the list is long.
Russia celebrated its 72nd Victory Day in commemoration of the defeat of the invading Nazi forces in the second world war on May 9, with its annual military parade in Moscow’s Red Square. Before Russian President Vladimir Putin, tens of thousands of military personnel marched in unison, while some of the latest high tech army hardware were put on display.