#AceWorldNews – MOSCOW – March 21.- The Russian State Duma lower house of parliament on Friday ratified two inter-governmental agreements on military cemeteries which Russia had signed with Serbia and Slovenia.
These documents will create the legal foundation to ensure proper care for Russian war graves, monuments and memorials located in the territories of Serbia and Slovenia.
The sides will undertake mutual commitments in each particular case and will hand over free land allotments to each other for unlimited use to create new military cemeteries and renovate the old ones.
#AceWorldNews – German police have arrested a former Nazi medic on suspicion of “multiple counts” of aiding and abetting murder when he was serving as a medic in the Auschwitz death camp, according to the local prosecutors’ office.
A 93-year-old suspect was arrested on Monday at his home near the town of Neubrandenburg, in the federal state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern in northern Germany.
A doctor examined the man after his arrest and determined that the suspect “was in good enough health to be held in custody while authorities investigate further,” according to Stefan Urbanek, spokesman from the prosecutors’ office in Schwerin, the state capital.
The prosecutor refused to reveal the pensioner’s identity due to German privacy rules.
The man is now being held in pre-trial detention.
A former member of the SS (Schutzstaffel), a major paramilitary organization under the Nazis from 1925 to 1945, the accused allegedly assisted in massacres of prisoners transported from Germany, Austria, France, Italy, the Netherlands and Slovenia to the Auschwitz -Birkenau camp in September 1944.