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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    On Victory Day, Putin Calls for International Unity
    May09

    On Victory Day, Putin Calls for International Unity

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday told the annual Victory Day parade on Red Square that the horrors of World War II demonstrate the necessity of countries working together to prevent war. Russia celebrates the 1945 defeat of Nazi Germany every May 9 to honor those who fought and died for their country. “This monstrous tragedy was...

    Ukraine bans American actor Steven Seagal for 5 years
    May09

    Ukraine bans American actor Steven Seagal for 5 years

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) ” Ukraine has banned action film actor Steven Seagal from entering the country for five years.Seagal, an American, was given Russian citizenship by President Vladimir Putin last year in a ceremony shown on state… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Eurovision: what is it all about?
    May09

    Eurovision: what is it all about?

    Love it or loathe it, it’s that time of year again – the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 is set to take place this Saturday in Kyiv, Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Hollande Makes His Final Foreign Trip to Berlin
    May09

    Hollande Makes His Final Foreign Trip to Berlin

    BERLIN (AFP) – Outgoing French President Francois Hollande made an emotional final foreign trip on Monday to Berlin, ahead of the transfer of power to his successor Emmanuel Macron next week. Chancellor Angela Merkel greeted him warmly at the entrance of the Chancellery before a one-on-one conversation and dinner in the city, sealing an unlikely...

    Russia showcases Arctic hardware in Red Square military parade
    May09

    Russia showcases Arctic hardware in Red Square military parade

    Moscow – Russia – 09/05/2017 – A Yars RS-24 intercontinental ballistic missile system is seen during the 72nd anniversary of the end of World War II on the Red Square in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov Russia rolled out air defense systems built to operate in sub-zero Arctic conditions on Tuesday as it showcased its military might at a parade on...

    Outgoing French President Francois Hollande makes emotional final foreign trip
    May09

    Outgoing French President Francois Hollande makes emotional final foreign trip

    Outgoing French President Francois Hollande made an emotional final foreign trip on Tuesday to Berlin, ahead of the transfer of power to his successor Emmanuel Macron next week. Chancellor Angela Merkel greeted him warmly at the entrance of the Chancellery before a one-on-one conversation and dinner in the city, sealing an unlikely friendship...

    Ukraine rebels roll out banned tanks on WWII Victory Day
    May09

    Ukraine rebels roll out banned tanks on WWII Victory Day

    More than 10,000 people waving Russian flags and carrying portraits of Stalin watched tanks roll through Ukraine’s de facto rebel capital Donetsk Tuesday in celebration of the Soviet Union’s defeat of Nazi Germany …read more Source: The Daily...

    Lukashenko comments on migrants in Belarus and Europe
    May09

    Lukashenko comments on migrants in Belarus and Europe

    What is important is the reasons why people come and from where. Ukrainians came to Belarus. They came because we destroyed their homes? No. They came to save their families. They ran from the destruction in eastern Ukraine. They came to us for salvation and we, as human beings, should help them. These are their reasons, Alexander Lukashenko...

    Ukraine rebels roll out banned tanks on WWII Victory Day (AFP)
    May09

    Ukraine rebels roll out banned tanks on WWII Victory Day (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – More than 10,000 people waving Russian flags and carrying portraits of Stalin watched tanks roll through Ukraine’s de facto rebel capital Donetsk on Tuesday in celebration of the Soviet Union’s victory over Nazi Germany. …read more Source: The West...

    Clashes Break Out Between Immortal Regiment Participants, Radicals in Kiev
    May09

    Clashes Break Out Between Immortal Regiment Participants, Radicals in Kiev

    KIEV (Sputnik) – Several thousand people are taking part in the Immortal Regiment commemorative march in Kiev. Ukrainian radicals have announced their intention to derail the campaign. Several dozen Ukrainian nationalists gathered near memorial and were asked by the participants of the Immortal Regiment march to not disturb the laying of the...