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victory day parade (10), world war ii (9), war ukraine (8), russian forces (8), ukrainian president volodymyr zelenskyy (7)

In Speech, Putin Shows Reluctance in Demanding Too Much of Russians

The Russian president, in a much-anticipated speech on his country’s most important holiday, did not proclaim an escalation of the fight in Ukraine.

Biden tells top national security officials leaks about intelligence sharing with Ukrainians must stop

President Joe Biden recently told his top national security officials that leaks about US intelligence sharing with Ukrainians aren't helpful and need to stop, according to an official familiar with the conversation.

The Russia sanctions have begun a new era of technocratic war

Biden’s team is waging an unprecedented economic assault.

Failures on battlefield don't stop Russia from flexing might at Victory Day parade

Russian President Vladimir Putin marked Victory Day, celebrating the Soviet Union’s World War II triumph over Nazi Germany with a grand display of military might and an address from Moscow’s Red Square. The Morning Joe panel discusses.

Russia’s invasion upends a shared World War II history with Ukraine.

The war has complicated relationships between Russians and Ukrainians.

Ukraine’s turbulent history overlays commemorations at World War II memorials.

The calibrated tone showed that while some Western officials had predicted Mr. Putin would use the May 9 holiday to double down on the war, he remains cautious about demanding too much from regular...

No End In Sight For Ukraine War As Putin Hails Victory Day

Putin falsely portrayed the fighting as a battle against Nazism, thereby linking the war to what many Russians regard as their finest hour: the triumph over Nazi Germany.

Russian storming of Azovstal plant continues with tanks and artillery, Ukrainian defense official says

Russian forces continue with a “storm offensive” on the Azovstal plant in Mariupol on Monday, using tanks and artillery, Ukrainian Defense Ministry spokesperson Oleksandr Motuzyanyk told reporters in a daily briefing.

Exclusive: Putin 'has recognized he has no victory to celebrate,' US ambassador to UN says

Vladimir Putin "has recognized he has no victory to celebrate," US Ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield told CNN in response to the lack of a major escalatory announcement in the Russian President's "Victory Day" speech Monday.

Analysis: Biden tests how much he can ratchet up the pressure on Putin

President Joe Biden is vowing to ratchet up even more pressure on Vladimir Putin as the Russian leader stages a nationalistic pageant set to highlight the civilization-destroying potential of his nuclear arms in a new round of saber-rattling.

Russia marks WWII victory overshadowed by Ukraine

Speaking at a military parade, Putin drew parallels between the Red Army’s fighting against the Nazi troops and the Russian forces’ action in Ukraine.

Zelenskyy tells Putin not to ‘appropriate’ victory against Nazis

Millions of Ukrainians fought against Hitler in WWII, the leader says, in response to Putin’s claim that the war aimed at ‘de-Nazifying Ukraine.’

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