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    Ukrainian War-Film Hero: Soviet Victory ‘Was By All’
    May09

    Ukrainian War-Film Hero: Soviet Victory ‘Was By All’

    Ukrainian actor Vladimir Talashko starred in one of the Soviet Union’s best-loved films about World War II. Now he’s angry about how the Kremlin is downplaying the role Ukrainians and other nationalities played in the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    American Aid Workers In Ukraine Released By Russian-Backed Rebels
    May09

    American Aid Workers In Ukraine Released By Russian-Backed Rebels

    Russian-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine have released two American aid workers they detained along with more than 30 others during an armed raid on the Donetsk offices of the International Rescue Committee (IRC), officials with the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic said on Saturday. A rebel leader accused the two of spying for the...

    Here Comes the Turkish Stream
    May09

    Here Comes the Turkish Stream

    When Putin told reporters that Moscow would no longer be pursuing the so-called South Stream gas pipeline into Europe last December, analysts called it a blow against the Russian president’s strategic goals in the continent. South Stream, after all, was intended to allow Gazprom gas to find its way to European customers without transiting...

    US and Russian Servicemen March Together in Belarus on V-day
    May09

    US and Russian Servicemen March Together in Belarus on V-day

    MINSK, Belarus— U.S. servicemen have marched together with Russian soldiers in the Victory Day parade in Belarus. The show of Allied unity in Minsk was in sharp contrast to the military parade in Moscow, which was shunned by the United States and most European countries because of Russia’s role in the Ukraine conflict. Opening...

    Poroshenko Presides Over Low-Key Victory Day Events
    May09

    Poroshenko Presides Over Low-Key Victory Day Events

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has laid flowers at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in the capital, Kyiv, in ceremonies marking the Allied victory over Nazi Germany in World War II. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Europe’s Island of Stability
    May09

    Europe’s Island of Stability

    Once a bastion of staid, steady bureaucracy, Europe has lately become a house of high drama. In the Mediterranean, thousands of migrants have drowned as they attempt to flee to Europe. To the east, Russian aggression in Ukraine and the wider neighborhood is rattling even the most peaceable of Nordic nations. The Greek government seems ready to...

    Putin Takes Swipe At U.S. In Victory Day Speech
    May09

    Putin Takes Swipe At U.S. In Victory Day Speech

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia showed off new machines of war, including a highly sophisticated tank, on Saturday in the annual Victory Day military parade through Red Square that marks the surrender of Nazi Germany and the Red Army’s key role in the defeat. The Armata tank drew a round of strong applause as it rumbled through the square, part of a...

    U.S. Aid Workers Released In Eastern Ukraine
    May09

    U.S. Aid Workers Released In Eastern Ukraine

    Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine are reported have released two U.S. aid workers captured some 10 days ago. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Western leaders stay away from Russia Victory Day celebrations over Ukraine crisis
    May09

    Western leaders stay away from Russia Victory Day celebrations over Ukraine crisis

    Russia showed off new machines of war in the annual Victory Day military parade through Red Square that marks the surrender of Nazi Germany and the Red Army’s key role in the defeat. …read more Source: Global...

    Russia Flexes Military Might as Foreign Leaders Stay Away From V-E Parade
    May09

    Russia Flexes Military Might as Foreign Leaders Stay Away From V-E Parade

    This year, Russia’s annual Victory Day parade marks 70 years since Allied and Soviet victory over Nazi Germany in world war two. But as well as being a landmark anniversary, likely the last Russia’s war veterans will be alive for, is significant for two reasons. The Armata T-14, the first tank Russia has designed since the fall of the...