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    Putin brushes off Western snub at huge WWII victory parade
    May09

    Putin brushes off Western snub at huge WWII victory parade

    MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday presided over a huge military parade to commemorate the 70th anniversary of victory over Nazi Germany, brushing off a snub by Western leaders over Ukraine.In what is seen as punishment for Kremlin meddling in Ukraine, Western countries led by Russia’s World War II allies boycotted...

    People in Crimea celebrate 70th anniversary of victory in World War Two
    May09

    People in Crimea celebrate 70th anniversary of victory in World War Two

    MOSCOW. KAZINFORM – Thousands of people took to the streets in Russia’s Black Sea peninsula of Crimea on Saturday for celebrations marking 70 years since Soviet victory over Nazi Germany in World War Two. …read more Source:...

    Russia displays military might on Victory Day, West boycotts
    May09

    Russia displays military might on Victory Day, West boycotts

    Russian President Vladimir Putin, center, shakes hands with senior military officials after the Victory Parade marking the 70th anniversary of the defeat of the Nazis in World War II, in Red Square, Moscow, Russia, Saturday, May 9, 2015. (Source: AP) Russia on Saturday showcased its new war machines in Moscow at a grand parade, marking the 70th...

    Merkel’s Moscow trip highlights 2 sides of Germany
    May09

    Merkel’s Moscow trip highlights 2 sides of Germany

    BERLIN – In early March, Angela Merkel told Vladimir Putin she wanted to visit Moscow this year to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe.RELATED STORIES FROM WSJ.COM‘Very Big Muscles’: Chinese Propaganda Video Lavishes Praise on PutinChina Parades Closer Ties in MoscowPutin Puts On Vast Victory Day...

    Russia fuels tanks and helicopters on Victory Day
    May09

    Russia fuels tanks and helicopters on Victory Day

    MOSCOW- Thousands of troops marched across Moscow’s Red Square today and tanks rumbled through streets to mark the 70th anniversary of victory over Nazi Germany, an event boycotted by Western leaders over Russia’s role in the Ukraine crisis. Russia’s Vladimir Putin has used the anniversary to whip up patriotism and fuel...

    Putin brushes off Western snub at huge WWII victory parade
    May09

    Putin brushes off Western snub at huge WWII victory parade

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday presided over a huge military parade to commemorate the 70th anniversary of victory over Nazi Germany, brushing off a snub by Western leaders over Ukraine. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Russia stages huge military parade, Western leaders boycott
    May09

    Russia stages huge military parade, Western leaders boycott

    Thousands of Russian troops marched across Red Square, tanks rumbled through the streets and jets screamed overhead on Saturday in a huge military parade marking the 70th anniversary of victory over Nazi Germany. Western leaders boycotted the parade over Russia’s role in the Ukraine crisis but President Vladimir Putin was joined under the...

    Ukraine Rebel Leader Alexander Zakharchenko Says has released 2 US Aid Workers
    May09

    Ukraine Rebel Leader Alexander Zakharchenko Says has released 2 US Aid Workers

    Ukraine’s pro-Russian rebel leader Alexander Zakharchenko said Saturday that insurgents had released two US aid workers detained for alleged spying. …read more Source:...

    Russia stages WW2 victory parade, draws rebuke from Ukraine
    May09

    Russia stages WW2 victory parade, draws rebuke from Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Thousands of troops marched across Moscow’s Red Square on Saturday and tanks rumbled through streets to mark the 70th anniversary of victory over Nazi Germany, an event boycotted by Western leaders over Russia’s role in the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The...

    Russia displays military might in WWII ‘Victory Day’ parade
    May09

    Russia displays military might in WWII ‘Victory Day’ parade

    Russia on Saturday staged a grand military parade here to commemorate the 70th anniversary of its victory over Nazi Germany in the presence of several world leaders, including President Pranab Mukherjee, even as Western powers boycotted the event due to a standoff over Ukraine. Nearly 10,000 soldiers, including an Indian Army contingent and...

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