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Stories with organization: Soviet Union government
  • Holocaust victims honored 71 years after Auschwitz liberated story has photos
    Updated: Jan-27-16 12:20 pm

    WARSAW, Poland - Dozens of elderly Holocaust survivors lit candles at Auschwitz on Wednesday, exactly 71 years after the Soviet army liberated the death camp that has become the most powerful symbol of the human suffering inflicted by Nazi Germany during World War II.

  • Lithuania marks 25th anniversary of Soviet crackdown story has photos
    Updated: Jan-13-16 8:26 am

    VILNIUS, Lithuania - With flowers and solemn speeches, Lithuanians on Wednesday marked the 25th anniversary of a deadly Soviet crackdown that failed to quash the Baltic country's quest for independence.