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Stepan Bandera: Ukrainian hero or Nazi collaborator?

May 22, 2022 9:28 pm

The Mariupol fighters revere him, Russian soldiers hunt his supporters. The myth surrounding Ukrainian nationalist Stepan Bandera is at the heart of Russia's assault on Ukraine. Who was he?

Belgium museum returns painting to Jewish family after 71 years

February 13, 2022 6:20 pm

The painting, of pink flowers in a blue vase by German artist Lovis Corinth, belonged to Gustav and Emma Mayer, who fled their Frankfurt home in 1938 to Brussels

Explained: Why comedian Jimmy Carr's Holocaust joke has sparked outrage

February 10, 2022 11:30 am

British-Irish comedian Jimmy Carr has sparked outrage for his joke on Europe’s traveller communities, whose members were persecuted by the Nazis in Hitler's Germany. What did he say, and what was the response?

Australia's Victoria state advances ban on Nazi symbols display

September 02, 2021 3:40 pm

The proposed ban on Nazi symbols such as the swastika, except for educational or historical purposes, will be presented to parliament early next year.

German show traces Nazi-era artists' success after the war

August 28, 2021 12:39 pm

"Divinely Gifted. National Socialism's favoured artists in the Federal Republic" opened Friday at the German Historical Museum. It traces the careers and works of many who figured on a list of "Divinely Gifted" artists, compiled in 1944 on behalf of Adolf Hitler and Joseph Goebbels.

France to return Gustav Klimt painting 'sold' during Nazi era

March 17, 2021 11:05 am

The original owner - Nora Stiasny, from a well-known Austrian Jewish family - had to sell the painting Rosiers sous les Arbres at a knock-down price to survive financially after the Nazis annexed Austria in 1938, Bachelot said

Russian circus sparks outrage over animals dressed as Nazis

January 16, 2021 3:30 pm

A probe has been launched into a Russian circus for featuring animals dressed in clothes with Nazi symbols on them. The circus has defended the portrayal, saying it was done for educational purposes.

Germany: Anti-Semitism commissioner calls for removal of Nazi law leftovers

January 11, 2021 1:21 pm

Nazi-era paragraphs must be purged from present-day German laws and edicts, urges Germany's anti-Semitism commissioner Felix Klein.

In Germany, memorials for Nazi terror victims vandalized

October 13, 2019 9:56 am

The neo-Nazi NSU murdered 10 people across Germany between 2000 and 2007. According to a survey, memorials to honor those victims have been repeatedly targeted by vandals.

Argentina's Holocaust museum unveils Nazi relics

October 04, 2019 6:43 pm

The relics included busts of Adolf Hitler and a Nazi Ouija board, used to try to contact the dead. Argentina is home to Latin America's largest Jewish population — but was also home to many Nazis after World War II.

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