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    Clashes Mark Victory Day In Kyiv
    May09

    Clashes Mark Victory Day In Kyiv

    The anniversary of World War II was marked by scuffles and dozens of arrests in Kyiv and other Ukrainian cities. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Loaded Colors. Is St. George’s Ribbon A Symbol Of Victory Or Aggression?
    May09

    Loaded Colors. Is St. George’s Ribbon A Symbol Of Victory Or Aggression?

    The black-and-orange St. George’s ribbon has long been a hallmark of World War II victory celebrations across the post-Soviet countries. But for many, its implications have changed recently — from a “universal symbol of justice” to “Russian expansionism.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Huge World War II event remembers generation of heroes
    May09

    Huge World War II event remembers generation of heroes

    By JIM HEINTZ MOSCOW (AP) — 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...

    10 Notable Individuals That Became World Leaders Before They Clocked 40
    May09

    10 Notable Individuals That Became World Leaders Before They Clocked 40

    The recent success recorded by 39-year-old Emmanuel Macron in the French presidential election has brought about the list on individuals that became leaders of their respective countries at tender ages. Emmanuel Macron resoundingly defeated Marine Le Pen, the far-right nationalist who had threatened to pull France out of the European Union if she...

    Victory Day in Russia and former Soviet republics – in pictures
    May09

    Victory Day in Russia and former Soviet republics – in pictures

    Nations of the former USSR commemorate the 1945 defeat of Nazi Germany in the second world war. The Soviet Union is estimated to have lost 26 million people in the war, including 8 million soldiers. Victory Day is Russia’s most important secular holiday … …read more Source: The...

    Eurovision contestants practice; big week for song contest
    May09

    Eurovision contestants practice; big week for song contest

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Contestants for this year’s Eurovision contest are holding practices in the Ukrainian capital.Rehearsals have been underway in Kiev since April 30 for the annual song competition that pits performers from across the… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Trump and Russia: Who are the people in the spotlight?
    May09

    Trump and Russia: Who are the people in the spotlight?

    Credits Savo Prelevic/AFP/Getty Images Alt Text Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin Investigations into alleged links between the US President and Moscow continue to dog the White House In Depth Tuesday, May 9, 2017 …read more Source: The...

    On Russia’s Victory Day, Putin Calls For International Unity
    May09

    On Russia’s Victory Day, Putin Calls For International Unity

    MOSCOW (AP) — 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...

    On Russia’s Victory Day, Putin Calls For International Unity
    May09

    On Russia’s Victory Day, Putin Calls For International Unity

    MOSCOW (AP) — 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...

    Albania’s Lindita Halimi to perform “World” at Eurovision Song Contest 2017
    May09

    Albania’s Lindita Halimi to perform “World” at Eurovision Song Contest 2017

    TIRANA, May 9/ATA/ – The Eurovision Song Contest 2017 will be the 62nd edition of the Eurovision Song Contest. It will take place in the International Exhibition Centre in Kiev, Ukraine, following Ukraine’s victory at the 2016 contest in Stockholm with the song “1944”, written and performed by Jamala. Albania will compete in the first …...