Search: 70th anniversary of the Victory Day,World War II (22 materials)


The Repentance Dilemma: Modern Japan and WWII

... also urges Japan’s leaders to say sorry and turn over a new leaf. On April 28, Abe came to Washington on an official visit to see President Obama and address Congress. Notably, former Prime Minister Kishi, Mr. Abe's grandfather, used to say that World War II was a sacrosanct experience and Japan had done nothing worth an apology. Quite a potent Japanese political school takes the view that all sides are to blame for the atrocities. Americans mass murdered the Japanese, A-bombed the country, and ...


Splitting the Victory

... Minister Grzegorz Schetyna on the RMF FM radio station, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin said it was "a disgrace to Poland's diplomatic service" for the Polish Foreign Minister to insist on his interpretation of Russia's role in World War II and insinuate about the format for celebrating the 70th anniversary of the Victory Day by disputing the grounds for Moscow to serve as center for the festivities. To be more precise, Mr. Schetyna was commenting on the proposal that Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski made in an interview on January ...


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