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    Estonia’s pro-NATO Reform party wins vote overshadowed by Russia
    Mar02

    Estonia’s pro-NATO Reform party wins vote overshadowed by Russia

    Tallinn (AFP) – Estonias governing pro-NATO Reform party topped parliamentary elections Sunday, defeating a Kremlin-oriented rival amid concerns over a militarily resurgent Russia, but analysts warned that forging a coalition would be difficult.President Toomas Hendrik Ilves is expected to ask Reform chief, outgoing Prime Minister Taavi...

    Kerry, Lavrov meet in Geneva amid Ukraine unrest and Nemtsov murder
    Mar02

    Kerry, Lavrov meet in Geneva amid Ukraine unrest and Nemtsov murder

    US Secretary of State John Kerry arrives at Geneva International airport, Sunday, March 1, 2015, in Geneva. (AP photo) US Secretary of State John Kerry is meeting his Russian counterpart for likely highly contentious talks amid continuing tensions over Ukraine and American calls for a full probe into the murder of a prominent opposition figure in...

    Tens of thousands march for slain Russian opposition leader Nemtsov
    Mar02

    Tens of thousands march for slain Russian opposition leader Nemtsov

    Moscow (AFP) – Tens of thousands of people marched in central Moscow to honour the memory of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, who was gunned down near the Kremlin in the highest-profile assassination during Vladimir Putins rule.A sea of grim-faced supporters, holding Russian flags and Nemtsov portraits, marched in the drizzle from a packed...

    Kerry, Russian FM meet in Geneva as Ukraine tensions simmer
    Mar02

    Kerry, Russian FM meet in Geneva as Ukraine tensions simmer

    US Secretary of State John Kerry arrives at Geneva International airport, Sunday, March 1, 2015, in Geneva. (AP photo) US Secretary of State John Kerry is meeting his Russian counterpart for likely highly contentious talks amid continuing tensions over Ukraine and American calls for a full probe into the murder of a prominent opposition figure in...

    Anti-Putin protests for slain Boris Nemtsov witness massive support in Moscow
    Mar02

    Anti-Putin protests for slain Boris Nemtsov witness massive support in Moscow

    People carry a huge banner reading ‘those bullets for everyone of us, heroes never die!’ as they march in memory of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov who was gunned down on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015 near the Kremlin, in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, March 1, 2015. (AP Photo) For the tens of thousands bearing flowers and tying black ribbons to railings...

    Without banks, Donetsk black market for cash thrives
    Mar02

    Without banks, Donetsk black market for cash thrives

    DONETSK (AFP) – The entrance to the former perfume shop on a busy street in Donetsk now features a Kalashnikov-toting guard, a clear sign of the clandestine nature of the premises new business.Inside visitors find a fully-fledged black market cashiers operation — one of many now serving residents of this rebel hub who have been unable...

    Moscow denounces ‘abominable’ Charlie Hebdo cartoon
    Mar02

    Moscow denounces ‘abominable’ Charlie Hebdo cartoon

    MOSCOW: The head of the Russian parliament’s foreign affairs committee Alexei Pushkov on Sunday denounced a cartoon published in the latest issue of the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo on the truce in Ukraine as “abominable”. The drawing, entitled ‘Ceasefire: boredom sets in in Donetsk’, depicts the inhabitants...

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine displaces Donetsk’s soccer team
    Mar02

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine displaces Donetsk’s soccer team

    The sleek stadium, built six years ago and host to some of Europe’s biggest soccer matches, is silent. It sits in the middle of the city of Donetsk, a war zone controlled by pro-Russian separatists battling Ukrainian troops.The $425 million Donbass Arena now serves as a depot and distribution point for supplies of humanitarian aid.With...

    Australia says hunt for missing MH370 may be called off soon
    Mar02

    Australia says hunt for missing MH370 may be called off soon

    The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 cannot go on forever, Australia’s deputy prime minister said, and discussions are already under way between Australia, China and Malaysia as to whether to call off the hunt within weeks. No trace has been found of the Boeing 777 aircraft, which disappeared a year ago this week carrying...

    Anti-Putin protests after Boris Nemtsov killing attended by over 30,000
    Mar02

    Anti-Putin protests after Boris Nemtsov killing attended by over 30,000

    People carry a huge banner reading ‘those bullets for everyone of us, heroes never die!’ as they march in memory of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov who was gunned down on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015 near the Kremlin, in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, March 1, 2015. (AP Photo) For the tens of thousands bearing flowers and tying black ribbons to railings...

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