Mixed reactions followed the unveiling in Serbia of a statue to Gavrilo Princip, whose murder of the Austro-Hungarian crown prince triggered the World War I. Princip still divides the region, with some viewing him as a hero and others a terrorist.
Belgium has started minting a special 2.50 euro coin to mark the 200th anniversary of Napoleon’s final defeat at the Battle of Waterloo. The move comes after France demanded that Brussels scrap earlier minted two-euro coins made with the same aim.
It’s unlikely that Snowden will ever be removed from the US wanted list, as he told the truth about the “bastion of freedom” that lectures other states while spying on its own citizens, said Matteo Bergamini, director of Shout Out UK.
It was not the traffic jams in Moscow, nor the police reinforcements, and not even the nightly roar of hundreds of tanks running down my street towards Red Square to rehearse for the parade - it’s the media, who made me sick. And here’s why.
Washington is losing its weight in the international arena and this makes it target Russia and Venezuela, as well as attempt to curtail China’s growth, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro told RT's Spanish-language channel in an exclusive interview.
Montreal’s skyline welcomed a plane carrying a huge Victory Day banner as part of celebrations organized by descendants of Soviet veterans. Communities across Canada marked 70 years since victory over Nazi Germany in WW2 with rallies and parades.
At least 8 million people poured out onto the streets of Russian cities to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany, and hundreds of thousands marked the date in former Soviet republics and further abroad.
About 12 million people around Russia and abroad have joined Victory Day parades to mark 70 years since victory over Nazi Germany in WWII. Many of them gathered to march with the so-called “Immortal Regiment” to honor the veterans of the war.