Victory Day 2020: 75 Years of Victory!

On May 9th 1945 German forces offered their unconditional surrender to the allied powers, officially ending the Great Patriotic War in Europe. The day known as Victory Day is the single most important holiday in many post-Soviet states, mainly Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, and Kazakhstan. Below are some images of these celebrations this year and forContinue reading “Victory Day 2020: 75 Years of Victory!”

Eternal Glory to the Heroes of Leningrad!

On this day 76 years ago the Red Army reestablished the rail connection between Leningrad and Moscow, the Siege which lasted over 872 days finally came to an end. The suffering of the millions of people in the city were immense, however they prevailed in the face of fascist brutality. The Second city of theContinue reading “Eternal Glory to the Heroes of Leningrad!”