Europe

  • Russian President Vladimir Putin, flanked by Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, left, and Federal Security Service Chief Alexander Bortnikov, right, arrives on a boat after inspecting battleships during a navy parade marking the Victory Day in Sevastopol, Crimea, May 9, 2104.
  • A woman dances with a veteran near the Defenders of Donbass monument during celebrations to mark Victory Day in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine May 9, 2014.
  • A World War II veteran attends a Victory Day celebration, which commemorates the 1945 defeat of Nazi Germany, in the center of Slovyansk, eastern Ukraine, May 9, 2014. 
  • Singers join in the celebrations to mark Victory Day in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine May 9, 2014. (Jamie Dettmer/VOA)
  • A veteran from the Red Army holds a bouquet of flowers while attending the commemoration of Victory Day in Donetsk, Ukraine, May 9, 2014. 
  • A man looks at the body of a police officer outside a police station in Mariupol, eastern Ukraine, May 9, 2014. 
  • The body of a person killed in clashes lies outside a police station in Mariupol, eastern Ukraine, May 9, 2014. 
  • A police station is burning while fighting between government forces and insurgents has left several people dead, in Mariupol, eastern Ukraine, May 9, 2014. 

Events in Ukraine

Published May 09, 2014


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