Ukraine`s security service said on Friday foreign "saboteurs" had knocked out state television transmissions for several hours, suggesting Moscow had backed the action as part of a campaign fomenting rebellion in the east.
A group of young Russians face up to seven years in prison after they posed for photos with an inflatable sex doll on Victory Day in front of a World War II memorial that included the graves of local war dead.
Sri Lankan Army on Thursday claimed the completion of demining of nearly 2,000 sq km areas for the resettlement and restoration of livelihoods of those affected by the three-decade long conflict with Tamil rebels.
A top opposition leader was held on murder charge and a court rejected a petition of the chief of the largest Islamist party as Bangladesh celebrated its 40th Bijoy Divas, marking its separation from Pakistan.
Russia could release 45,000 people imprisoned in the country since the World War II and grant amnesty to 300,000 convicts to mark the 65th anniversary of its Victory Day on May 09, Russian Association of Lawyers said.
Bangladesh on Wednesday celebrated the 38th anniversary of its victory against Pakistani troops in the 1971 Liberation War, that was achieved with crucial Indian support, and was marked by killings of millions of people.