March 17, 2015 – “Putin: Attempts to Rewrite WWII History Aimed at Undermining Russia” (Sputnik)

History a battleground not just for East Asia:

The attempts to rewrite history are designed ‘to undermine the power and moral authority of modern Russia, deprive of its status of the country-winner [of World War II] with all the expected international legal consequences, as well as to divide and put nations at loggerheads and to use historical speculation in geopolitical games,’ he said.”