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Ukraine fascists turn against right-wing government

The demand by the Ukrainian far right that UPA be recognized as a patriotic force means the results of World War II would be officially reinterpreted in favor of the Axis.

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Tensions high in Ukraine in spite of agreement

The problem is that there was no involvement of disaffected elements from primarily Russian-speaking communities in Eastern Ukraine in the talks that led to the announcement.

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Ukrainian ultra-rightists given major cabinet posts in government

The Svoboda Party has scored six cabinet ministries in the government of Arseniy Yatsenyuk on Thursday. Svoboda is an ultra-right, anti-Semitic, Russophobic party with its base of support in the Western Ukraine.

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Today in history: Kristallnacht or the Night of Broken Glass

On 9-10 November 1938, a series of coordinated attacks against Jews took place throughout Germany and parts of Austria, carried out by the SS elite military forces, the Hitler Youth, and neighborhood gangsters.

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Germany aggrieved about G√ľnter Grass

Günter Grass, a Nobel Literature Prize winner, causes anger and excitement with his poem "What Must Be Said". And the subject matter is war and peace.

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Recalling the Holocaust

It was 65 years ago that hundreds of concentration camps across eastern Europe were liberated.

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Recent attacks in Europe expose racist underbelly

Resurgent racism manifested by death threats and violence cropped up last month in Italy and Hungary.