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Dienstag, 28. April 2015

Josh Cohen: West Must Compromise on Victory Day

"Certainly, Western leaders do face a dilemma. On the one hand, no one with even the slightest sense of history could fail to acknowledge the brutality endured by the people of the Soviet Union during World War II. On the other hand though, it is politically untenable for Western leaders to be seen as endorsing the way in which President Vladimir Putin frequently uses the historical memory of the fight against Nazism to justify Russia's proxy war in eastern Ukraine."