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22 Jun 2021

80 Years of the Invasion of the Soviet Union

Oliver Hermes

Oliver Hermes, President and CEO of the Wilo Group and President of the German Eastern Business Association (Ost-Ausschuss der deutschen Wirtschaft e.V.)

In his function as President of the German Eastern Business Association (Ost-Ausschuss der deutschen Wirtschaft e.V.), Oliver Hermes, President and CEO of the Wilo Group, comments on the beginning of the German invasion of the Soviet Union 80 years ago on 22 June 1941. In his essay, Oliver Hermes addresses the horrific chapter of the Second World War and reminds us that this horrific war should remain both a reminder and an obligation to make reconciliation and understanding with Russia and the other countries in the region an unshakeable guideline of German politics.