5 May 2020

The Great Patriotic War

From Nights, 7:12 pm on 5 May 2020

Our military historian Damien Fenton joins us once again and with the Victory Day holiday in Russia approaching (9 May) which celebrates Russia's role in the victory over Nazi Germany, Damien’s discusses the 'Great Patriotic War' as it was known in the old USSR …and again today in Putin's Russia. 

Russian Su-25 jet fighters fly in formation during the rehearsal for the Victory Day parade in Moscow.

Russian Su-25 jet fighters fly in formation during the rehearsal for the Victory Day parade in Moscow. Photo: AFP/Sputnik

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