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    Western Leaders Steer Clear of Putin’s Victory Day Parade
    May08

    Western Leaders Steer Clear of Putin’s Victory Day Parade

    “Glory to Russia,” intoned President Vladimir Putin, before his country’s stirring national anthem boomed out across Red Square. Then Putin took his seat and shared a smile and a word with U.S. President George W Bush. Behind the two presidents that sunny May afternoon in 2005 were the leaders of France, Germany and Italy, all...

    Ukraine remembers WW2 with Europe rather than Russia
    May08

    Ukraine remembers WW2 with Europe rather than Russia

    By Natalia Zinets KIEV (Reuters) – For the first time in 70 years, Ukraine on Friday joined most of Europe in marking the end of the World… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine President Says Almost 7,000 Civilians, More Than 1,600 Soldiers, Killed in War in East
    May08

    Ukraine President Says Almost 7,000 Civilians, More Than 1,600 Soldiers, Killed in War in East

    Ukraine president says almost 7,000 civilians, more than 1,600 soldiers, killed in war in east …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine president says almost 7,000 civilians, more than 1,600 soldiers, killed in war in east
    May08

    Ukraine president says almost 7,000 civilians, more than 1,600 soldiers, killed in war in east

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine president says almost 7,000 civilians, more than 1,600 soldiers, killed in war in east. …read more Source:...

    AP PHOTOS: Veteran pride as Russia marks victory in Europe
    May08

    AP PHOTOS: Veteran pride as Russia marks victory in Europe

    MOSCOW (AP) — A former Russian paratrooper is haunted by the memory of comrades being wiped out by the Nazis. Another veteran recalls the terror of being captured by SS troops after his plane was shot down. A former radio operator relives the tragedy of families abandoning their prized possessions in the exodus from Crimea after the German...

    AP PHOTOS: Veteran pride as Russia marks victory in Europe
    May08

    AP PHOTOS: Veteran pride as Russia marks victory in Europe

    Another veteran recalls the terror of being captured by SS troops after his plane was shot down. A former radio operator relives the tragedy of families abandoning their prized possessions in the exodus from Crimea after the German invasion. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    AP PHOTOS: Veteran pride as Russia marks victory in Europe
    May08

    AP PHOTOS: Veteran pride as Russia marks victory in Europe

    MOSCOW (AP) — A former Russian paratrooper is haunted by the memory of comrades being wiped out by the Nazis. Another veteran recalls the terror of being captured by SS troops after his plane was shot down. A former radio operator relives the tragedy of families abandoning their prized possessions in the exodus from Crimea after the German...

    Ukraine breaks with Russia as it marks WWII anniversary
    May08

    Ukraine breaks with Russia as it marks WWII anniversary

    Kiev (AFP) – A new symbol, date and even name: Ukraine is distancing itself from Russia as it marks 70 years since victory over Nazi Germany in World War II while locked in a brutal conflict with pro-Moscow rebels.For the first time the ex-Soviet country that lost millions of soldiers and civilians in fighting on both sides of the frontline...

    10 things you need to know before European markets open
    May08

    10 things you need to know before European markets open

    Here are the 10 major things you need to know in markets this morning. Cameron triumphed. David Cameron’s Conservative party is set to be by some way the largest party in the UK House of Commons, with something very near to an actual majority. Scotland has been swept by the SNP, winning all but 3 of the 59 seats, and Labour have been...

    The Answer to ‘Hybrid Warfare’
    May08

    The Answer to ‘Hybrid Warfare’

    Troops from the U.S. Army Second Cavalry Regiment in Estonia, March 22 Newscom It’s an especially tense time for the Baltic states and Russia’s other Western-leaning neighbors. Wariness with regard to Vladimir Putin and long-term Russian intentions toward the “near abroad” has long been the norm here, well before the 2007 cyberattack...