As we remember those who gave their all to ensure our freedoms and liberties, let us also guard against clever appropriations of the memory of blood and sacrifice for political ends.
MOSCOW -- Putin's goal was to convince average Russians to equate the nearly holy war against fascism with the regime's current escapade in Ukraine. Kremlin spin doctors have been reinforcing that association for months with a constant torrent of claims that Ukraine is besieged with "fascist sentiment," which is attempting to justify Hitler's atrocities.
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Victory Day marks the end of the Great Patriotic War after Germany's surrender to the Soviet Union in 1945.
Whipping up both fear and hope in Ukraine, Russia put on a massive display of military muscle on Friday for a holiday celebrating
KIEV, May 9 (Reuters) - Ukraine's security service said on Friday foreign "saboteurs" had knocked out state television transmissions
The tradition has been accompanied by a return of pro-Soviet rhetoric and a defence of Moscow's decisive role in the war
What America owes Vietnam it can never repay, though there are many Americans in the U.S. and Vietnam today, including veterans, who are striving mightily and in myriad ways to contribute to the physical and spiritual healing process.
Putin faces a battle to reassert himself after the biggest protests since he rose to power in 2000 and the detention of hundreds
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When middle school teacher and varsity football coach Aaron Segedi, 36, hatched the idea for Victory Day in 2009, he had
Victory Day 2011: Russia, Former Soviet Nations Mark 66th Anniversary Of Nazi Germany's Surrender (PHOTOS)
The 20,000 troops who strode in precision formation through the vast square outside the Kremlin were followed by more than
Is this finally the new Russia, reaching out without the defensiveness that has so long characterized its attitude toward the rest of world? Particularly with regard to the United States, the answer, unfortunately, is still "No."
From the Sugar Plum Fairy to Musetta's Waltz, the former Soviet republics showed off some brilliant young talent performing Romantic Era greats: Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov, Puccini.
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Exactly 30 years ago, a coalition of Cambodian and Vietnamese troops forced Pol Pot and his followers from power - after
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