Poland puts on big military parade in years as tensions rise next door in Ukraine

  • by: VANESSA GERA , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 15, 2014 - 9:10 AM

WARSAW, Poland — Poland put on its biggest military parade in years Friday to mark its annual armed forces holiday, with the president saying the violence in Ukraine shows that conflict is still a "brutal reality" in Eastern Europe and Poland must be able to defend itself.

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