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“Ukraine in WWII” documentary. Narrated by Jack Palance

"The film "Between Hitler and Stalin" chronicles the struggle between the Nazi and Soviet regimes, from a Ukrainian perspective....

John Steinbeck depicts Ukrainians and their difference from Russians

Different looks, heartiness “Everyone had told us it would be different once we got outside of...

Strongest Soviet invasion Army of WW2. What was it doing in Ukraine in 1940...

In the previous article on this site about the Largest Tank Battle of WW2 which took place near a...

Death Match with Nazis, Three Best Players of the World, Top-10 Coach Ever –...

Dynamo Kiev is not just the best and most titled football team in the former Soviet Union or Eastern Europe -...

Moscow myth about “great Kursk tank battle” exposed

"The battle of Prokhorovka was steeped in Soviet legend (and myth) for many decades. This remained the case until...

John Steinbeck describes post-WW2 Ukraine. (1947 Kiev trip)

Excerpts are from “A Russian Journal” written by John Steinbeck after his trip with a famous war photographer Robert...

Kiev-Pechersk Lavra and central Kiev were blown up by the Soviet sappers

John Steinbeck was deceived – the fact is that Kiev was blown up by the Soviets on September 24-28,...

Ukrainian Alexei Berest hoists Victory Banner over Reichstag on May 01, 1945

" On 30 April 1945, after long days of street combat in Berlin, the 150th Division attacked the Reichstag. On 1...

How Moscow bred Hitler

In approximately 10 weeks the whole Russia will be in its usual frenzy for this part of the year....

John Steinbeck describes the ruins of Kiev-Pechersk Lavra, St. Sophia and sarcophagus of Yaroslav...

"We went from this little plaster city, so new that it has not even been built yet, to the...

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