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    Nemtsov girlfriend says threatened
    Mar06

    Nemtsov girlfriend says threatened

    The Ukrainian girlfriend of murdered Russian opposition activist Boris Nemtsov, who was by his side when he was shot dead, has complained to police of receiving death threats, Ukrainian prosecutors said on Friday. “Ganna Duritska… filed a statement about the threat to her life from unidentified people during her time in her...

    Russia’s exclusion from Swift a last resort ‘nuclear weapon’: Polish, British ministers
    Mar06

    Russia’s exclusion from Swift a last resort ‘nuclear weapon’: Polish, British ministers

    March 06, 2015 7:39 PMWARSAW (AFP) – Excluding Russia from the Swift banking system would be a measure of last resort if the crisis in Ukraine escalates, the British and Polish foreign ministers said Friday. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Italy’s Renzi seeks key role for Russia in Libya crisis
    Mar06

    Italy’s Renzi seeks key role for Russia in Libya crisis

    MOSCOW – Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said Thursday Russia could play a decisive role in resolving the crisis in Libya, during a rare visit by a European leader to Moscow.Renzi held talks with President Vladimir Putin in a visit that also focused on the conflict in Ukraine and Russia’s chilly relations with the European Union...

    Girlfriend of slain Russian politican Nemtsov says she has received death threats: Ukraine
    Mar06

    Girlfriend of slain Russian politican Nemtsov says she has received death threats: Ukraine

    KIEV – The Ukrainian girlfriend of murdered Russian opposition activist Boris Nemtsov, who was with him when he was shot dead outside the Kremlin, has told police she has received death threats, Ukrainian prosecutors said on Friday.”Anna Duritskaya… filed a statement about the threat to her life from unidentified people during...

    Patriotism, adventure lure Russian volunteers to Ukraine conflict
    Mar06

    Patriotism, adventure lure Russian volunteers to Ukraine conflict

    SAINT PETERSBURG (AFP) – Filled with patriotic bravado and a thirst for adventure, Yevgeny Pavlenko and his friend Yevgeny Markin volunteered with dozens others to leave their home in Russia to go and fight in eastern Ukraine.But only one of the two would survive. Markin, 25, accompanied Pavlenkos remains back to the city of...

    EU sees ceasefire progress, but ready for more sanctions – Mogherini
    Mar06

    EU sees ceasefire progress, but ready for more sanctions – Mogherini

    The European Union is ready to step up sanctions on Russia over the Ukraine conflict, but the priority is to bolster a fragile ceasefire agreed in Minsk, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Friday. …read more Source: Channel...

    EU must ‘engage’ with average Russians: Mogherini
    Mar06

    EU must ‘engage’ with average Russians: Mogherini

    RIGA (AFP) – The European Union must engage with average Russians, especially youth, to improve relations that are at their worst since the Cold War, the blocs foreign policy chief said Friday.We have to engage with the people of Russia starting from the young people…to encourage them to see the European Union with their own eyes and...

    EU sees ceasefire progress, but ready for more sanctions – Mogherini
    Mar06

    EU sees ceasefire progress, but ready for more sanctions – Mogherini

    RIGA (Reuters) – The European Union is ready to step up sanctions on Russia over the Ukraine conflict, but the priority is to bolster a fragile ceasefire agreed in Minsk, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Patriotism, adventure lure Russian volunteers to Ukraine conflict
    Mar06

    Patriotism, adventure lure Russian volunteers to Ukraine conflict

    SAINT PETERSBURG: Filled with patriotic bravado and a thirst for adventure, Yevgeny Pavlenko and his friend Yevgeny Markin volunteered with dozens others to leave their home in Russia to go and fight in eastern Ukraine. But only one of the two would survive. Markin, 25, accompanied Pavlenko’s remains back to the city of Saint-Petersburg for...

    After battle, frostbite in the ruins of Ukraine’s Donetsk
    Mar06

    After battle, frostbite in the ruins of Ukraine’s Donetsk

    Former crane-operator Alexander Zubko staggers along the dark hospital corridor leaning on a stick. He survived when a mortar bomb hit his house but lost his toes to frostbite after sleeping in the snow-covered rubble. …read more Source: Channel...

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