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Sunday, May 10, 2015

Russia Displays Military Might Amid West Snub


Russia has shown off its military might at its annual Victory Day parade in Red Square, which has been boycotted by western leaders amid continuing tensions over Ukraine.

The snub by Russia's World War II allies, including Britain and France, left President Vladimir Putin to mark the day with the leaders of China, Cuba, Venezuela and Zimbabwe.

And Mr Putin used his parade address at the event marking the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War to claim the basic principles of international cooperation were increasingly being ignored.

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