Merkel marks 80 years since Nazi invasion of Soviet Union
26 June 2021 | 4:14 pm
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has described the June 1941 invasion as a cause for "shame." In her weekly video podcast, she also criticized modern-day crackdowns in Russia and Belarus.
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Australia has recently seen a spate of openly Nazi protests and online violent threats against LGBTQ people. Tasmania has now become the first Australian state to outlaw both Nazi salutes and symbols.
The Nazis were masters of using propaganda for their purposes. The primary tool was, at the time, a revolutionary new technology: radio.
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