Russians in Germany clash over the war in Ukraine | DW Documentary

The war in Ukraine is driving a wedge between Russian speakers in Germany. Putin’s critics and supporters are fiercely divided. The conflict came to a head on May 9, which marked 77 years since Nazi Germany's surrender. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zjW_6ArOQ1w Barricades, strict regulations, and thousands of police on duty: German authorities predicted May 9 would get heated.… Continue lendo Russians in Germany clash over the war in Ukraine | DW Documentary

Generation Putin | DW Documentary

Vladimir Putin came to power as Russian millennials were coming into the world. Everything they know about their homeland has been shaped by Putin’s authoritarian regime. Some revere him. But others long for democratic change. Boris Yeltsin stood down as the first President of the Russian Federation on New Year’s Eve 1999, just hours before… Continue lendo Generation Putin | DW Documentary

Why Russia’s Generals May Be Planning To Overthrow Vladimir Putin Amid Ongoing Ukraine War | CRUX

Russian President Vladimir Putin is facing the threat of a coup due to the ongoing war with Ukraine. The defence establishment in Russia is dived over the proceedings in the conflict. The Russian army is reportedly not happy with Putin's decision to pull back its mission in Kyiv and focus on Donbas. In the episode,… Continue lendo Why Russia’s Generals May Be Planning To Overthrow Vladimir Putin Amid Ongoing Ukraine War | CRUX

“Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine Is a Colonial War” – Timothy SNYDER

We speak to Yale University historian Timothy Snyder about his latest article for The New Yorker, "The War in Ukraine Is a Colonial War." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7d21K_csDds Snyder writes about the colonial history that laid the foundations for the Russian war in Ukraine, such as Russia's imperial vision and how leaders including Hitler and Stalin have aimed… Continue lendo “Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine Is a Colonial War” – Timothy SNYDER

Soviet Jewish History (Essential Lectures in Jewish History) – Dr. Henry ABRAMSON

Brief overview of Soviet Jewish History. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-wwS6J9WdhE Henry Abramson (born 1963) is the dean of the Lander College of Arts and Sciences in Flatbush, New York. Before that, he served as the Dean for Academic Affairs and Student Services at Touro College's Miami branch (Touro College South). He is notable for his teachings on Jewish… Continue lendo Soviet Jewish History (Essential Lectures in Jewish History) – Dr. Henry ABRAMSON

Putin likes when people get poisoned | Spitting Image

Spitting Image is a British satirical television puppet show, created by Peter Fluck, Roger Law and Martin Lambie-Nairn. First broadcast in 1984, the series was produced by 'Spitting Image Productions' for Central Independent Television over 18 series which aired on the ITV network. The series was nominated and won numerous awards, including ten BAFTA Television… Continue lendo Putin likes when people get poisoned | Spitting Image

Mystery Deaths of 7 Russian Oligarchs In 2022 | Link To Ukraine War, Putin Oil Deals Or Coincidence? | CRUX

Since January, six Russian oligarchs have been reported to have died by suicide, while an alleged hiking accident killed another. Adding to the mystery is the association of the majority of the deceased with Russia’s energy sector. In March, President Putin lashed out at pro-West oligarchs, saying they “mentally exist there, and not here, with… Continue lendo Mystery Deaths of 7 Russian Oligarchs In 2022 | Link To Ukraine War, Putin Oil Deals Or Coincidence? | CRUX

Putin’s speech at Russia’s Victory Day celebrations | DW News

As the war rages in Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin is observing the anniversary of Russia's defeat over Nazi Germany. There has been a great deal of speculation about what he might say, given that the war in Ukraine is not going as hoped, and there are no major victories for him to celebrate. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iyzhKC_W-7A

The Exodus Of Soviet Jews Fleeing Persecution And Anti-Semitism | Our Life

This documentary looks at the plight of Russian Jews attempting to emigrate to America, who are denied visas and find themselves stranded in Italy without money or accommodation. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JNz1sYhpFi8 This film was first broadcast: 05 Dec 1989