5/9/2022 – Victory celebrations – real and false

From the Kyiv Post: Today, May 9, as before, but even more than previously, Putin’s Russia wants to underscore that it considers itself different and separate from its former allies with whom it jointly won victory over Nazi Germany. It is emphasizing that it’s celebrating the Soviet Union’s – read Russia’s, as per Stalin’s subsequent exclusionist interpretation – victory over Nazi Germany.

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