MOSCOW, Nov 4 Colonialism is a significant and instructive part of the world history, we cannot turn a blind eye to this, as well as to the situation with Nazism, said Russian President Vladimir Putin.
He noted that it is important to consider the consequences of colonialism, since the significant level of prosperity achieved in the former colonial powers is based .
“This is a significant part of world history, it is impossible and unnecessary to turn a blind eye to this. Just as we do not close our eyes and will not close our eyes to what the Nazis did in the world and in our country. This is a very important story, instructive history for mankind,” Putin said at a meeting on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the re-establishment of the Russian Historical and Russian Military Historical Societies.