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    Britain must strengthen defence against Russia, says ex-spy chief
    Feb28

    Britain must strengthen defence against Russia, says ex-spy chief

    LONDON – Britain must spend more on its defence budget in order to be able to protect itself and its allies from the increasing threat posed by Russia, the former head of the foreign intelligence service said.John Sawers, who left the Secret Intelligence Service (SIS) in November, told the BBC Britain must also increase dialogue with...

    Obama condemns ‘brutal, vicious’ Nemtsov killing
    Feb28

    Obama condemns ‘brutal, vicious’ Nemtsov killing

    WASHINGTON – US President Barack Obama condemned what he called the “brutal” and “vicious” murder of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, a fierce critic of President Vladimir Putin who was shot dead in Moscow on Friday.”We call upon the Russian government to conduct a prompt, impartial and transparent...

    Ukraine’s military reports significant fall in fighting
    Feb28

    Ukraine’s military reports significant fall in fighting

    Ukraine’s military said on Saturday there had been a significant decrease in attacks by pro-Russian separatists in the east overnight, but said rebels had fired GRAD missiles at the town of Avdiivka despite a two-week-old ceasefire deal. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine’s military reports significant fall in fighting
    Feb28

    Ukraine’s military reports significant fall in fighting

    Ukraine’s military said on Saturday there had been a significant decrease in attacks by pro-Russian separatists in the east overnight, but said rebels had fired GRAD missiles at the town of Avdiivka despite a two-week-old ceasefire deal. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine's military reports significant fall in fighting
    Feb28

    Ukraine's military reports significant fall in fighting

    KIEV(Reuters) – Ukraine’s military said on Saturday there had been a significant decrease in attacks by pro-Russian separatists in the east overnight, but said rebels had fired GRAD missiles at the town of Avdiivka despite a two-week-old ceasefire deal. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine mourns slain Russian opposition leader Nemtsov
    Feb28

    Ukraine mourns slain Russian opposition leader Nemtsov

    KIEV (AFP) – Kiev on Saturday paid homage to slain Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, who was gunned down in Moscow hours after calling on people to protest against Vladimir Putin over the war in Ukraine.President Petro Poroshenko, writing on Facebook, called Nemtsov a bridge between the two countries in troubled times.I remember his...

    Prominent Putin critic Boris Nemtsov shot dead near Kremlin
    Feb28

    Prominent Putin critic Boris Nemtsov shot dead near Kremlin

    A few hours after going on the radio to denounce President Vladimir Putin’s policies as mad, charismatic opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was gunned down early Saturday as he walked near the Kremlin.Colleagues in Russia’s beleaguered and marginalized opposition pointed fingers at the state or at assailants fired up by fervent...

    Ukraine mourns slain Russian opposition leader Nemtsov
    Feb28

    Ukraine mourns slain Russian opposition leader Nemtsov

    Kiev today paid homage to slain Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, who was gunned down in Moscow hours after calling on people to protest against Vladimir Putin over the war in Ukraine. President Petro Poroshenko, writing on Facebook, called Nemtsov a “bridge” between the two countries in troubled times. “I remember his...

    Tributes pour in for Leonard Nimoy, ‘Star Trek’s’ Mr. Spock
    Feb28

    Tributes pour in for Leonard Nimoy, ‘Star Trek’s’ Mr. Spock

    President Barack Obama joined Leonard Nimoy’s co-stars from “Star Trek” to bid adieu to the actor who delighted sci-fi fans worldwide with his iconic turn as the pointy-eared half-human, half-Vulcan Mr Spock in the “Star Trek” television series and films. “Long before being nerdy was cool, there was Leonard Nimoy,” said Obama, who recalled...

    Putin critic murdered in Moscow
    Feb28

    Putin critic murdered in Moscow

    MOSCOW- Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, an outspoken critic of President Vladimir Putin and Russia’s involvement in the war in Ukraine, was shot dead steps from the Kremlin in central Moscow late on Friday. Nemtsov, 55, was shot four times in the back by assailants in a white car as he walked across a bridge over the Moskva...

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