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    Turkey’s new naval vessel contract causes alarm
    May09

    Turkey’s new naval vessel contract causes alarm

    “Turkey has taken a major step in altering the naval balance in the eastern Mediterranean by contracting the construction of a multi-purpose amphibious assault ship that can function as an aircraft carrier, potentially providing Turkey an unprecedented measure of sea control in the region”, Michael Tanchum writes in an article published by...

    Russia fetes WWII victory with huge military parade
    May09

    Russia fetes WWII victory with huge military parade

    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 President Vladimir...

    Russia stages huge military parade, Western leaders boycott
    May09

    Russia stages huge military parade, Western leaders boycott

    By Vladimir Soldatkin, Jack Stubbs and Timothy Heritage 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...

    Russia marks WWII victory with large military parade
    May09

    Russia marks WWII victory with large military parade

    Russia has kicked off its Victory Day military parade on Moscow’s Red Square, commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Soviet Union’s triumph over Nazi Germany in World War II. The Victory Day parade in the capital’s center began at 10:00 a.m. local time (0700 GMT) and is described as the largest of such events in the...

    Putin hosts huge WWII victory parade amid Western snub
    May09

    Putin hosts huge WWII victory parade amid Western snub

    16,000 troops taking take part in parade on Red Square; Western countries boycott event 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: Al-Manar...

    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 Daily...

    EU says Ukraine, Georgia progress toward visa-free access
    May09

    EU says Ukraine, Georgia progress toward visa-free access

    Review shows distinct progress in meeting standards required to allow citizens to enter EU without… …read more Source:...

    7000 civilians killed in east Ukraine: Poroshenko
    May09

    7000 civilians killed in east Ukraine: Poroshenko

    Ukraine’s president says almost 7000 civilians have lost their lives in east Ukraine clashes during the past year. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine says 7,000 civilians killed in war
    May08

    Ukraine says 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 on Friday. Speaking before parliament, Petro Poroshenko said that more than 1,000 people remained unaccounted for. The figures mark a...

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