Victory Day hits a raw nerve among Russians, likely owing to the fact that the vast majority of Russian families have been acutely impacted by World War II.
Kyrgyzstan is poised to become the fifth member of the Russia-driven Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) on May 9, but not all the country's residents are thrilled about it.
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.
In theárun-up toáVictory Day onáMay 9, when Russia commemorates 70 years since theáAllied victory over Nazi Germany, staff members atáThe Moscow Times describe theáwartime experiences ofátheir own families.
The Russian supply spacecraft "Progress" will fall to Earth on Friday after failing to dock with the International Space Station (ISS) last week, federal space agency Roscosmos said in a statement Wednesday.
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