There’s something disquieting (to put it politely) about movies that sentimentalize Nazi Germany, reassuring the audience that good people sternly disapproved of Hitler and cared about the fate of the Jews.
A man who said he fled Nazi Germany as a teenager was sentenced to three months of house arrest after pleading guilty to hiding $5.7 million from U.S. tax authorities using Swiss bank accounts at Credit Suisse Group AG and Wegelin & Co.,
The heirs of a pre-World War II Jewish collector who are seeking to recover art worth more than $100 million said a U.S. court ruling and a Hungarian government announcement are steps toward success in their 70-year struggle.
Vladimir Putin was lonely and homesick after moving to Moscow to work in the Kremlin in 1996 and planned to return to St. Petersburg within a year, according to a friend, documentary filmmaker Igor Shadkhan.
German politicians attacked remarks by a lawmaker in Chancellor Angela Merkel ’s party who stirred debate on the country’s responsibility for starting World War II, saying Polish forces mobilized before the 1939 invasion.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban risked further isolation in the European Union after comparing a remark made by Chancellor Angela Merkel with Nazi Germany’s military seizure of the country in World War II.