A burgeoning crisis has prompted the descendants of Holocaust survivors to re-examine their beliefs about their families' country of origin.
The world marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
The siege of the city, now called St. Petersburg, lasted nearly 2½ years until the Soviet Army drove the Nazis away on Jan. 27, 1944.
Many in the U.S. put a sentimental gloss on World War II, turning a blind eye to its complexity, savagery and dubious legacies.
It leads the way among several countries running circles around the U.S. in infrastructure development, which all have one thing in common.
Double-digit unemployment and rising inequality have ravaged the continent. A return to traditional currencies may offer a solution.
Global events and FDR whittled down 1930s opposition to intervention in Europe and steered the nation into World War II.