Victory Day

Always one to yearn for the more serene days of the bi-polar global nuclear stand-off that was the Cold War, Vladimir Putin
Today Russia commemorates its victory over Nazi Germany. Moscow will see tanks parade down its streets and Crimea will witness planes fly above a watchful President Putin. But everywhere Russians still see Nazis.
Russian independent broadcaster TV Dozhd, meaning TV Rain, is under fire after publishing a poll asking whether Leningrad- now St Petersburg- should have been allowed to fall into Nazi hands.