On May 9, Russia celebrates the 72nd anniversary of Nazi Germany's defeat in the Great Patriotic War. Russia's celebrations on May 9 start with military parades across the country with the most famous taking place on the Red Square in Moscow and concludes with fireworks in the evening.
The Great Patriotic War (1941-1945) was a crucial part of World War II (1939-1945). It began on June 22, 1941, when Nazi Germany attacked the Soviet Union. Germany signed the Act of Unconditional Surrender in a suburb of Berlin in the late evening of May 8, 1945 (May 9 according to Moscow time).
While meeting with world leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, US President Donald Trump let the world know that 17-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg’s win over him as Time's Person of the Year is still a troubling subject.
Although Washington and Beijing have signed an agreement aimed at easing the trade war between the two powers, it seems that the battle over 5G networks has just started, as the United States and the Chinese telecom giant Huawei try to win the heart of Frau Merkel.
US President Donald Trump appeared to embody the lyrics of Lady Gaga’s 2013 hit and showed that he lives for the applause (and not sports) by retweeting his appearance at the College Football Playoff National Championship.
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