Monthly Archives: January 2015

Russia declassifies Auschwitz liberation documents

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Sputnik (Jan. 27) — Classified World War II documents of the Auschwitz concentration camp’s January 27, 1945 liberation will finally see the light of day on its 70th anniversary, the Defense Ministry announced in a statement Tuesday.

“Today, 70 years after the events, the Russian Ministry of Defense will for the first time publicly disclose reliable historical documents from the period of the Great Patriotic War from the central archives of the Russian Ministry of Defense on its official website,” the statement reads. Continue reading

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Fidel Castro makes first comment on normalization with US

Commandante Fidel, 88, says he does not trust the US policies and he has not exchanged a single word with the Americans

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The letter published by the main national daily La Granma contains his first comments on the nascent process of normalization of Cuban-US relations.

Commandante Fidel, 88, says he does not trust the US policies and he has not exchanged a single word with the Americans, although this does not mean at all a rejection of peaceful resolution of military conflicts or removal of military threats.

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Auschwitz: Polish falsification of liberation, Polish collaboration with Nazis

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Located 70 km from Krakow in occupied Poland, Auschwitz was the largest (around 40 square km) network of concentration and extermination camps built and operated by Nazi Germany during WWII.

Oriental Review (Jan. 24) – The statement by Polish Foreign Minister Grzegorz Schetyna, claiming that it was Ukrainians alone who allegedly liberated the prisoners from Auschwitz, needs no further comment. We’ll let that remark lie on its author’s conscience, as he seems to have “forgotten” about the thousands of his own countrymen who fought heroically against fascism as part of the Armia Ludowa. Continue reading

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Mind-boggling rewriting of history: Who is going to Auschwitz?

Red Army doctor attends to Auschwitz prisoner after its liberation In January, 1945

Red Army doctor attends to Auschwitz prisoner after its liberation In January, 1945

The attempts to rewrite history are mind-boggling. Last week, the great lengths to which Germany went to make sure representatives from Russia would not attend the celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz were revealed. Continue reading

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Government funds national campaign to support Ukrainian fascists

BY DOUGAL MACDONALD 

On January 13, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced that his government’s Citizenship and Immigration Department, run by Jason Kenney, would give the Canada Ukraine Foundation (CUF) and its allies almost $1.5 million to conduct a “National Awareness Tour” regarding what the Ukrainian reactionaries call the “Holodomor.” Continue reading

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Event. Solidarity with Students in Mexico – We Want Justice!

Demonstration in Ottawa demands justice for forty-three students, November 11, 2014. (HCPDF)

Join actions to oppose state violence and demand justice from the Mexican authorities in the disappearance and alleged killing of 43 Mexican students. The students went missing on September 26, 2014 when police agents from Iguala, Guerrero, in collusion with local gang members shot at several buses being used by the students and then kidnapped them. Six people, including three students and one 15-year-old boy were killed that night. Continue reading

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Africa Called, Cuba Answered: Ebola, the Cuban Revolution and African Liberation

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12 February at 7pm in UTC-04

Room 1016, Kenneth Rowe Building, Dalhousie University, 6100 University Avenue, Halifax

Public Lecture by Dr. Isaac Saney, Cuba specialist Continue reading

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