The entire Soviet Union fought a war against Nazi Germany. If we talk about the war, yes, there are many millions of ethnic Russians, Ukrainians, Belorussians and others killed (including 200,000 Russian Jewish soldiers). If we talk about the genoicide, well, then yes, Jews and Gypsies were the victims. It is also true that Russians, Ukrainians and Belorussians were on a path to be victims of Nazi genocide when Nazi Germany would have been done with its Jewish and Gypsy victims. But of course, this famed filmmaker has been high up on drugs for the last 2 decades and therefore his inflammatory comments and friendship with other paranoid schizophrenics like Chavez.
Turkish police fire tear gas as clashes break out during May Day protest in Istanbul (Reuters)