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    FRANCE – EUROPE: Hollande evokes Ukraine, Middle East violence as Paris marks 70th World War II victory in Europe day
    May08

    FRANCE – EUROPE: Hollande evokes Ukraine, Middle East violence as Paris marks 70th World War II victory in Europe day

    0 French President François Hollande laid a wreath on Friday at the tomb of an unknown soldier at a ceremony at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris to mark the victory over Nazi Germany on 8 May 1945. On the 70th …read more Source: Radio France...

    Ukraine Is Banning ‘Communist Symbols’ and the Kremlin Is Peeved
    May08

    Ukraine Is Banning ‘Communist Symbols’ and the Kremlin Is Peeved

    Ukrainian government tries to abandon its Soviet legacy by banning the symbols of the communist regime. Images mixed by Anna Poludenko-Young. Ukrainian authorities have moved to restrict the propaganda of Communist and Nazi regimes and their symbols in a bid to part with the country’s communist past. Some Russian politicians believe this...

    Ukraine remembers WW2 with Europe rather than Russia
    May08

    Ukraine remembers WW2 with Europe rather than Russia

    KIEV (Reuters) – For the first time in 70 years, Ukraine on Friday joined most of Europe in marking the end of the World War Two a day ahead of Russia, which it accused of exploiting the anniversary to display its military might. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine president: Almost 7,000 civilians and 1,600 soldiers killed in war
    May08

    Ukraine president: Almost 7,000 civilians and 1,600 soldiers killed in war

    The Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko has said that almost 7,000 civilians and around 1,600 soldiers have been killed so far in the war in the east of the country. …read more Source: The...

    ‘Victory in Europe Day’ marked under shadow of new threats
    May08

    ‘Victory in Europe Day’ marked under shadow of new threats

    Europe held sombre ceremonies to mark 70 years since victory over Nazi Germany on Friday as leaders warned of modern-day threats such as the war in Ukraine and Islamic extremism. …read more Source: France...

    US pledges tough response to any new Russian aggression against Ukraine
    May08

    US pledges tough response to any new Russian aggression against Ukraine

    There will be a harsh response by the United States to any further aggression by Russia against Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Russia Ready to Finance Greek Firms Taking Part in Turkish Stream Project
    May08

    Russia Ready to Finance Greek Firms Taking Part in Turkish Stream Project

    Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has said Moscow may consider extending funding to Greek companies which join the Russian pipeline project to deliver gas to Turkey and onward to Europe, RIA Novosti reported. Putin has told Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in a telephone conversation on Thursday that “the Russian side confirmed its...

    Two Ukrainian serviceman killed, 26 wounded in past 24 hours: Ukrainian military
    May08

    Two Ukrainian serviceman killed, 26 wounded in past 24 hours: Ukrainian military

    KIEV (Reuters) – Two Ukrainian servicemen were killed and 26 wounded in separatist eastern territories over the past 24 hours, Ukrainian military spokesman Andriy Lysenko said on Friday. …read more Source:...

    Arseniy Yatsenyuk: Any aggressor to face military tribunal
    May08

    Arseniy Yatsenyuk: Any aggressor to face military tribunal

    Ukraine defended its land during the Second World War, as well as today, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk stated. …read more Source:...

    Tracing Second World War soldiers
    May08

    Tracing Second World War soldiers

    The 70th anniversary of the end of World War II has prompted the Archives State Agency to present its new digital collection related to the most devastating world conflict so far. The collection is part of the “Bulgarian Wars” project dedicated to the three major historical events that we mark in 2015: the 70th anniversary of the end of...

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