Putin: In World War II, the Soviet Union "Paid the Highest Price"

(Times of Israel) Raoul Wootliff and Raphael Ahren - Russian President Vladimir Putin said at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem on Thursday that in World War II, the Soviet Union "paid the highest price, more than any other. 27 million Russians were killed. That is the price of victory." Of the six million Jews killed by the Nazis, historians say about one million were Soviet. "We need to find the courage not just to speak about anti-Semitism but also to do everything in our power to protect Jews," Putin said.

2020-01-24 00:00:00

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