Victory Day

Serbia Displays Chetnik’s Image at World War II Victory Event

Several historians have criticised the Serbian authorities after Chetnik movement leader Dragoslav 'Draza' Mihailovic's picture was displayed alongside that of Partisan leader Josip Broz Tito at a state-sponsored event at the National Theatre in Belgrade on Sunday to commemorate Victory Day in World War II.

Russian, Serb, Israeli leaders take part in Moscow ceremony

The three leaders previously attended the Victory Day military parade in the Russian capital, organized every year on May 9 to mark victory over fascism in the Second World War.

The ceremony at the Kremlin Wall included the sounding of the national anthems of the three nations. Putin, Vucic, and Netanyahu also placed flowers at the memorials dedicated to Russia's Hero Cities.

Turkey will eliminate all threats against its existence, Erdoğan says on 'Victory Day'

Turkey will preserve its determination to defeat all "threats, attacks and attempts to sabotage its economic and political independence," just as it did in the War of Independence 95 years ago, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said in his message marking "Victory Day" on Aug. 30.

Former CHP deputy Özkes causes controversy with palace remarks

?hsan Özkes, who became independent deputy after resigning from the Republican People?s Party (CHP) in late July, has caused controversy for praising the presidential palace with reference to the Prophet Muhammed, even though he criticized the same gargantuan edifice five months ago while also invoking the prophet.