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    President Vladimir Putin takes swipe at US in Victory Day speech
    May09

    President Vladimir Putin takes swipe at US in Victory Day speech

    Russian President Vladimir Putin addresses 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 photo) Russia showed off new machines of war, including a highly sophisticated tank, on Saturday in the annual Victory Day military parade through...

    Putin hosts huge WWII victory parade amid Western snub
    May09

    Putin hosts huge WWII victory parade amid Western snub

    Russia on Saturday staged a huge military parade to commemorate the 70th anniversary of victory over Nazi Germany in a conspicuous show of military might amid a standoff with the West over Ukraine.In what is seen as punishment for the Kremlin’s meddling in Ukraine, Western countries led by Russia’s World War II allies are boycotting...

    Putin hosts huge WWII victory parade amid Western snub
    May09

    Putin hosts huge WWII victory parade amid Western snub

    Russia today staged a huge military parade to commemorate the 70th anniversary of victory over Nazi Germany in a conspicuous show of military might amid a standoff with the West over Ukraine. In what is seen as punishment for the Kremlin’s meddling in Ukraine, Western countries led by Russia’s World War II allies are boycotting the...

    Russia to show off new weapons at WWII victory parade
    May09

    Russia to show off new weapons at WWII victory parade

    MOSCOW: Russia will use the grandiose Red Square parade on May 9, marking 70 years since victory over Nazi Germany in World War II, to show off a range of new weaponry. According to IHS Jane’s Defence Weekly, some of the armoured vehicles on show “represent the biggest change in Russia’s armoured fighting vehicle families since...

    Russia stages huge military parade to mark WWII victory
    May09

    Russia stages huge military parade to mark WWII victory

    Russia on Saturday staged a huge military parade to commemorate the 70th anniversary of victory over Nazi Germany in a conspicuous show of military might amid a standoff with the West over Ukraine. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Vladimir Putin Hosts Huge World War II Victory Parade Amid Western Snub
    May09

    Vladimir Putin Hosts Huge World War II Victory Parade Amid Western Snub

    Russia on Saturday staged a huge military parade to commemorate the 70th anniversary of victory over Nazi Germany in a conspicuous show of military might amid a standoff with the West over Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Russia fetes WWII victory with huge military parade
    May09

    Russia fetes WWII victory with huge military parade

    MOSCOW – Russia readied for a grandiose Red Square military parade Saturday to mark 70 years since the victory over Nazi Germany in World War II, but Western leaders were going to stay away due to the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Russia fetes WWII victory with huge military parade
    May09

    Russia fetes WWII victory with huge military parade

    Moscow (AFP) – Russia readied for a grandiose Red Square military parade Saturday to mark 70 years since the victory over Nazi Germany in World War II, but Western leaders were going to stay away due to the Ukraine crisis.New tanks, mammoth nuclear missile systems and some 16,000 troops were set to sweep past the Kremlin under the gaze of...

    Russia to show off new weapons at WWII victory parade
    May09

    Russia to show off new weapons at WWII victory parade

    MOSCOW – Russia will use the grandiose Red Square parade on May 9, marking 70 years since victory over Nazi Germany in World War II, to show off a range of new weaponry.According to IHS Jane’s Defence Weekly, some of the armoured vehicles on show “represent the biggest change in Russia’s armoured fighting vehicle families...

    Europe marks end of WWII under shadow of new threats
    May09

    Europe marks end of WWII under shadow of new threats

    Europe on Friday marked 70 years since the defeat of Nazi Germany with somber ceremonies overshadowed by modern threats such as the war in Ukraine and Islamic extremism. The Victory Day commemorations in Europe were muted compared with Moscow’s planned display of its military might at a parade Saturday, which is being snubbed by Western […]...

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