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    Europe marks WWII victory under shadow of new threats
    May08

    Europe marks WWII victory under shadow of new threats

    Paris (AFP) – Europe held sombre ceremonies to mark 70 years since victory over Nazi Germany on Friday as leaders warned of modern day threats such as the war in Ukraine and Islamic extremism.Celebrations of the WWII victory in Europe were muted a day before Moscow throws a massive military parade which is being snubbed by Western leaders...

    Ukraine president says almost 7,000 civilians killed in war
    May08

    Ukraine president says almost 7,000 civilians killed in war

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Nearly 7,000 civilians have been killed in the war in eastern Ukraine between government forces and Russian-backed… …read more Source:...

    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 President Says Almost 7,000 Civilians Killed in War
    May08

    Ukraine President Says Almost 7,000 Civilians Killed in War

    Ukraine’s president says almost 7,000 civilians killed by war with separatists in the east …read more Source: ABC...

    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...