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    EU to approve visa-free regime with Ukraine
    May09

    EU to approve visa-free regime with Ukraine

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    Clashes at Kyiv “Immortal Regiment” ceremony
    May09

    Clashes at Kyiv “Immortal Regiment” ceremony

    There have been scuffles between activists and police at a march in the Ukrainian capital marking the end of the Second World War. …read more Source:...

    Eurovision 2017 Semi-Final tonight: Armenia performs 16th
    May09

    Eurovision 2017 Semi-Final tonight: Armenia performs 16th

    First semi-final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 will be held today at the International Exhibition Center (IEC) in Kyiv, Ukraine. Acts from 18 countries will give the performance of a lifetime to impress millions of viewers, hoping to earn one of the 10 slots in Saturday’s Grand Final. Viewers from the 18 countries participating in the...

    50 arrested in Ukraine Victory Day clashes
    May09

    50 arrested in Ukraine Victory Day clashes

    Police in Ukraine say about 50 people have been arrested after clashes involving nationalists angry with demonstrators observing Victory Day, the anniversary of the defeat of Nazi Germany. …read more Source: FOX...

    50 arrested in Ukraine Victory Day clashes
    May09

    50 arrested in Ukraine Victory Day clashes

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Police in Ukraine say about 50 people have been arrested after clashes involving nationalists angry with demonstrators observing Victory Day, the anniversary of the defeat of Nazi Germany. Several thousand people took part in a march Tuesday in the capital, Kiev, to honor Red Army soldiers who fought the Nazis and seized...

    In a Ukraine forest, terrible events of 75 years ago given resonance by handful of survivors
    May09

    In a Ukraine forest, terrible events of 75 years ago given resonance by handful of survivors

    On VE day, Jews and Christians gather near Uman to unveil a monument to 1,000 Jewish children murdered by the Nazis …read more Source: The Times of...

    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...