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Lienz at 70 – a Tragedy Neither Moscow Nor the West Wants to Acknowledge

June 8, 2015

Staunton, June 7 – In these days 70 years ago, British forces forcibly returned to Soviet control more than 30,000 Cossacks and other Russians at the Austrian city of Lienz. Many but far from all fought on the German side during the war. At Yalta, Stalin demanded their return, and the Western allies agreed fearful […]