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Russia's Victory Day takes on added significance because of the crisis in Ukraine

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Russian navy cadets take part in a rehearsal for the Victory Day military parade in Sevastopol, Crimea, on May 5. The parade will take place there on May 9 to celebrate the Soviet Union's defeat of Nazi Germany in World War II. AP hide caption

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Russia's Victory Day celebrations take on new importance for the Kremlin this year

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In this image taken from footage provided by the Ukrainian Defense Ministry Press Service, Ukrainian soldiers use a launcher with U.S. Javelin missiles during military exercises in the eastern Donetsk region of Ukraine, on Jan. 12. The U.S. and NATO allies have been ramping up military aid to help Ukraine fend off Russian forces. Ukrainian Defense Ministry Press Service via AP hide caption

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Russia cuts gas supplies to Poland and Bulgaria

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U.N. secretary general goes to Moscow for talks with President Putin

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UN chief met with Putin to bridge differences with Russia over its actions in Ukraine

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Russians are feeling the impact of sanctions, but the worst is still yet to come

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Russian President Vladimir Putin asserts that sanctions have failed

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Russia cut off access to Facebook — making Meta's work in Russia illegal

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Russia has reasserted state control over the country's major media companies

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Russia is making territorial advances in its invasion of Ukraine

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People look at the gutted remains of Russian military vehicles on a road in the town of Bucha, close to Ukraine's capital, Kyiv, on Tuesday. Serhii Nuzhnenko/AP hide caption

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The view from Moscow

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