In Ukraine over 40 people died when the trade union building burned down in Odessa more than three years ago. Most of those killed were pro-Russian activists who were sheltering inside.
German and Romanian officials are attending a memorial service for the 30,000 people, mostly Ukrainian Jews, murdered on October 22-23, 1941. The massacre has been a long overlooked page of WWII history — until now.
Mihail Zaslavsky is the only known survivor among the tens of thousands of Ukrainian Jews who were sent to barracks to be executed or burned alive in October 1941. The 93-year-old told DW how he escaped the Nazis.
Russian media are calling it "Russia's Columbine." After a teenage gunman opened fire at a technical college on the annexed Crimean peninsula, Vladimir Putin is pointing fingers — and Russians are looking for answers.
By pretending that a prominent Kremlin critic had been killed in Kyiv, Ukrainian intelligence says it wanted to expose a genuine Russian plot to murder the investigative journalist. But many questions remain unanswered.
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