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


You May Like

Obama: Alaskans Feel Signs of Climate Change

They're seeing bigger storm surges as sea ice melts, more wildfires, erosion of glaciers, shorelines More

Katrina Brought Enduring Changes to New Orleans

The city’s recovery is the result of the people and culture the city is famous for, as well as newcomers and start-up industries More

Magical Photo Slides Show Native Americans in Late 1800s

Walter McClintock spent 20 years photographing the Blackfoot Indians and their vanishing culture at the dawn of the modern age More