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Putin uses World War II parade to boost support before vote

MOSCOW (AP) - A massive Russian military parade postponed by the coronavirus pandemic will roll through Red Square this week to celebrate the 75th...

Russian volunteers search for fallen World War II soldiers

KHULKHUTA, Russia (AP) - Crouching over the sun-drenched soil, Alfred Abayev picks up a charred fragment of a Soviet warplane downed in a World...

‘Fear kills:’ WWII vets recall war, reject panic over virus

YAKUTSK, Russia (AP) - On the 75th anniversary of the allied victory in the World War II, The Associated Press spoke to veterans in...

Europe holds low-key V-E Day commemorations due to virus

LONDON (AP) - Europe was marking the 75th anniversary of the surrender of Nazi Germany to Allied forces in low-key fashion Friday because of...

75 years after WWII, search continues for missing soldiers

KLESSIN, Germany (AP) - Thomas Siepert looks across the verdant grain field, glowing in the sun after a spring thunderstorm, as windmills slowly churn...

Sharansky to use Genesis Prize proceeds to fight coronavirus

JERUSALEM (AP) - Former Soviet dissident Natan Sharansky, winner of the 2020 Genesis Prize, announced Monday that he will donate the $1 million award...

Russia aims to prosecute destruction of war monuments abroad

MOSCOW (AP) - Russia’s defense minister called on law enforcement officials Wednesday to consider filing criminal charges against representatives of other countries where World...

When leaders are stricken in office, how do nations act?

LONDON (AP) - The measure of a nation - its DNA, or sometimes its political system - becomes more visible when its leader is...

Israel’s Lieberman stills holds keys to future government

JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel finds itself in a familiar place after a tumultuous election campaign - with maverick politician Avigdor Lieberman still seemingly in...

Hungary commemorates 1945 liberation of Budapest ghetto

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) - Hungary's Jewish community on Sunday commemorated the 75th anniversary of the liberation by Soviet troops of the Budapest ghetto, where...