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Russian leaders seek to revisit history as tension with U.S. grows
Russian leaders seek to revisit history as tension with U.S. grows

A leading Russian elected official on Thursday called for an investigation of the United States' atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki during World War II as a "crime against humanity." The effort to reconsider history by Sergei Naryshkin, the parliament's lower house speaker, comes on the heels of two similar calls by colleagues earlier in the week to revisit significant events involving Russia during the 20th century. On Wednesday, lawmaker Frants Klintsevich of the ruling United Russia faction called upon his colleagues to reconsider and even annul a 1989 statement of the then-Soviet Union's Congress of People's Deputies denouncing its military...

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