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    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 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...

    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 […]...

    Russia Celebrates 70 Years of World War II Victory Anniversary With Military Parade
    May09

    Russia Celebrates 70 Years of World War II Victory Anniversary With Military Parade

    Russia readied for a grandiose Red Square military parade today 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 cri… …read more Source:...

    Abe looks to visit Ukraine for talks with Poroshenko in June
    May09

    Abe looks to visit Ukraine for talks with Poroshenko in June

    …read more Source: Kyodo News

    Ukrainian rebels hold WWII memorial in eastern Ukraine
    May09

    Ukrainian rebels hold WWII memorial in eastern Ukraine

    Putin says Washington told leaders not to attend World War Two paradeNo meeting for Korean leaders at Russian WW2 eventRebels in Ukraine’s east inaugurate Zakharchenko as leaderPro-Russian rebels vote for leaders in eastern UkrainePro-Russian rebels limiting access to crash site …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    Ukraine president says almost 7,000 civilians killed in war
    May09

    Ukraine president says almost 7,000 civilians killed in war

    KIEV – Nearly 7,000 civilians have been killed in the war in eastern Ukraine between government forces and Russian-backed separatists since fighting erupted in April last year, the nation’s president said today (May 8). Speaking before parliament, Mr Petro… …read more Source:...

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