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  • Poland marks 70th anniversary of end of WWII

     Poland marks 70th anniversary of end of WWII
    Poland's president is leading international commemorations on Thursday marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, a gathering meant as an alternative celebration to Moscow's Red Square parade two days later. President Bronislaw...
  • Poland marks 70th anniversary of end of WWII

    Poland's president led international commemorations late Thursday and into Friday marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, a gathering meant as an alternative celebration to Moscow's Red Square parade this weekend. President Bronislaw...
  • NATO military exercises aim to send message of resolve to Russia

    NATO countries are staging massive air, land and sea exercises across Russia's northern borders this month in response to warnings from the Kremlin and strategic analysts that President Vladimir Putin's threats to use nuclear weapons are more than...
  • V-Day in Russia evokes national pride at difficult time

    If you call history student Nikolai Podchasov on his cell phone these days, you will hear the popular wartime tune "Katyusha" while waiting for an answer. "I just like the song," explains the 22-year-old Podchasov, who got it for free by dialing 1945...
  • As Ukraine erects defenses, critics fear expensive failure

    The flimsy, razor wire-topped fences popping up along bare expanses of Ukraine's eastern frontier are the first line of defense against a much-feared Russian invasion. Trenches fortified by timber have been hollowed out for soldiers to take up positions....
  • Chicago child of immigrants takes on 'near-impossible' task in Ukraine

     Chicago child of immigrants takes on 'near-impossible' task in Ukraine
    On a gusty spring day in 1986, Natalie Jaresko asked 500 Chicagoans gathered at Daley Plaza to pray for the victims of Chernobyl in Ukraine, site of the world's worst nuclear accident. Only five days had passed since the power plant explosion, but that'...
  • Fighting in eastern Ukraine flares after winter lull

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine flares after winter lull
    Intense fighting flared in eastern Ukraine over the last three days, shattering a cease-fire that held for two months while winter snow dampened the year-old conflict and the early spring thaw mired the would-be combatants in vast expanses of mud. At...
  • Latvia, with a large minority of Russians, worries about Putin's goals

    Latvia, with a large minority of Russians, worries about Putin's goals
    When the People's Republic of Latgale was proclaimed on the Internet in late January, security officials in this small former Soviet republic took notice. Until the furtive creators of the website declared independence on behalf of the country's...
  • U.S. Soccer president confident World Cup will return to United States

    U.S. Soccer president confident World Cup will return to United States
    The World Cup is coming back to the United States. Just where and when is still be determined, but with the 2026 tournament the next one to come up for a vote, Sunil Gulati, president of the U.S. Soccer Federation, is feeling pretty good about his...
  • Mourners mark anniversary of Odessa fire that killed dozens

    Demonstrators laid flowers and lit candles Saturday in front of a building in the Ukrainian city of Odessa where more than 40 people died as it caught fire in a clash between supporters and opponents of Ukraine's government. In all, 48 people died in...
  • May Day demos staged around the world; Turkey square blocked

    Left-wing groups, governments and trade unions were staging rallies around the world Friday to mark International Workers Day. Most events were peaceful protests for workers' rights and world peace. But May 1 regularly sees clashes between police and...