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    Poles vote for president, incumbent Komorowski tipped to win
    May10

    Poles vote for president, incumbent Komorowski tipped to win

    WARSAW (AFP) – Poles vote Sunday in the first round of a presidential election after a lacklustre campaign focused on national security and social issues, with incumbent Bronislaw Komorowski expected to win, but not without a struggle.The 62-year-old historian, who was elected in 2010 and is close to the governing centrist Civic Platform...

    500,000 Muscovites march in memory of WWII victory
    May10

    500,000 Muscovites march in memory of WWII victory

    MOSCOW: Brimming with pride and clutching portraits of relatives, more than 500,000 Russians flooded central Moscow on Saturday to commemorate 70 years since Soviet victory over Nazi Germany, in the biggest march of Vladimir Putin’s rule. In a rare show of unity, the commemorative rally brought together Russians regardless of their...

    Ukraine rebels release two US aid workers
    May10

    Ukraine rebels release two US aid workers

    DONETSK – Ukraine’s pro-Russian rebel leader Alexander Zakharchenko said Saturday that insurgents had released two US aid workers detained for alleged spying. ‘We have freed two Americans that we arrested earlier. One of the two is a CIA agent, the other was enlisted,’ Zakharchenko told journalists, without giving further...

    Russia stages WWII victory parade as West stays away
    May10

    Russia stages WWII victory parade as West stays away

    Russian President Vladimir Putin uses WWII anniversary parade to whip up anti-Western sentimentUkrainian rebels hold WWII memorial in eastern UkrainePutin says Washington told leaders not to attend World War Two paradeNo meeting for Korean leaders at Russian WW2 eventWest rains on Putin’s WWII parade as Ukraine crisis takes toll …read...

    Russian Seal team takes up arms for WW2 celebrations
    May10

    Russian Seal team takes up arms for WW2 celebrations

    Animals in Russia join the World War Two celebrationsRussians embrace Kremlin-backed WWII ribbonKim will be no-show as Russia marks end of WWIIHistoric handshake that marked ending of WWII in Europe re-enactedPutin says Washington told leaders not to attend World War Two paradeNo meeting for Korean leaders at Russian WW2 eventWest rains on...

    Ukaine marks end of WWII, rebels remember Soviet victory
    May10

    Ukaine marks end of WWII, rebels remember Soviet victory

    For the first time in 70 years, Kiev joins most of Europe to mark the end of World War II, as rebels remember the war’s end through a Soviet prismUkrainian rebels hold WWII memorial in eastern UkraineWest rains on Putin’s WWII parade as Ukraine crisis takes toll …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    Putin shrugs off snub by wartime allies in Moscow parade
    May10

    Putin shrugs off snub by wartime allies in Moscow parade

    Russian President Vladimir Putin 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, but still managing a dig at the United States. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    World › Russia stages WW2 victory parade as Ukraine bristles
    May10

    World › Russia stages WW2 victory parade as Ukraine bristles

    Tanks and troops paraded across Moscow’s Red Square on Saturday to mark the 70th anniversary of victory over Nazi Germany, an event boycotted by Western leaders over Russia’s role in the Ukraine crisis. Russian President Vladimir Putin has used the anniversary to whip up patriotism and anti-Western sentiment; at a… …read more...

    Russia stages WW2 victory parade as Ukraine bristles
    May09

    Russia stages WW2 victory parade as Ukraine bristles

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Tanks and troops paraded across Moscow’s Red Square on Saturday 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...

    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:...

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