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Extra! Remembering Auschwitz's Liberation 70 Years Later

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"My Great-Grandmother's Suitcase" — Die Welt, Jan. 27, 2015

The suitcase featured on Die Welt"s front page is kept at the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum and is labeled "Zdenka Fantl." It belonged to a young woman who was taken to the Auschwitz concentration camp in 1943 — and survived it. The woman's great-granddaughter Kim Sarah Mojecki told her story to the German newspaper on the 70th anniversary of the camp's liberation.

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Geopolitics

Modi Is Wrong: Russia's War Also Creates Real Risks For India

By shrugging aside Russia’s aggression, India has shown indifference to fears that China could follow Russia’s example.

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India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi Visits Russia

Anita Inder Singh*

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NEW DELHI — India is wrong to dismiss Russia’s war in Ukraine as Europe’s problem. The illegality and destructiveness of the invasion, and consequential food and energy crises, have global ramifications.

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This explains why 143 out of the 193 member-states of the UN General Assembly voted against recognizing Russia’s illegal annexation of four Ukrainian regions after holding sham referenda there. Ninety-three voted in favor of expelling Russia from the UN Human Rights Council.

India has abstained from every vote in the UN condemning Russia’s aggression in Ukraine. The reason? Moscow is India’s top arms supplier and some 70% of India’s military platforms are of Russian origin.

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