Russia and other countries and political regimes have a long history of forcing people to move, mostly for security and economic gains.
The story behind the research can be as compelling as the results. Recording the effects of starvation, a group of Jewish doctors demonstrated their dedication to science – and their own humanity.
What do Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Moldova and Kazakhstan have in common with Ukraine? Russian allegations that they are all overrun by Nazis.
An international campaign to preserve the memory of Lidice – and then rebuild it – helped keep the village alive.
Ukraine says thousands of Ukrainian children have been kidnapped by Russian soldiers, which is a war crime. The US government kidnapped and forced the assimilation of Indigenous children for decades.
A Russian journalist and political operative reveals that Russian leadership is planning for the complete destruction of Ukraine
Comprised mostly of Black soldiers, the Red Ball Express transported supplies day and night and is given credit for providing a strategic advantage over the Nazi military.
Putin’s rationale for invading Ukraine wasn’t built over just a few months in 2021. Putin and high-level Russia government staff have been trash-talking Ukraine for more than a decade.
While Russian President Vladimir Putin has made the absurd claim to be waging war to “de-nazify” Ukraine, his regime has a long record of collaboration with far-right extremists.
Ukraine is the epicentre of a clash of global ideologies – which is exactly what happened in the 1930s.
Military behaviour usually becomes more restrained when troops feel securely in control of a city. That means Ukrainian civilians may bear the brunt of growing Russian military frustration.
Over two days in September 1941, more than 33,000 Jews were murdered by Nazi forces and their Ukrainian collaborators in Babi Yar.
As an independent country, Ukraine has suffered from corruption, poverty and violent periods, but Vladimir Putin’s view of Ukrainian history in Ukraine is deeply, perhaps deliberately flawed.
Ukraine was once known as the breadbasket of Europe, yet it suffered a devastating famine as a result of collectivist plans. That and other Soviet-era grievances have bred resentment toward Russia.
An international schoolboy exchange program was used by the Nazis to favorably influence public opinion of the Third Reich. One tool they used: student exchanges with American prep schools.
In the late 19th century, a satiric weekly stoked fears about how Jewish immigrants would change New York City’s character.
Following the war, the South African authorities were anxious to charge known war criminals, traitors and collaborators. But nothing came of it.
Music is supposed to transcend the mundane and horrific. Yet it has also served as an accompaniment to torture and punishment.
Tens of thousands of gay men and lesbians were persecuted by the Nazis but stigma and a lack of research funding has kept their history hidden.
For many extremist groups, a primary goal is to spread their ideology. Costumes and uniforms – even ridiculous ones – are a form of spectacle that can garner attention and interest.