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    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...

    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...

    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 protesters rally in New York after Boris Nemtsov’s murder
    Mar02

    Anti-Putin protesters rally in New York after Boris Nemtsov’s murder

    Dozens of protesters rallied in New York City on Sunday near the Russian permanent mission to the United Nations to denounce the murder of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov, despite fear of reprisals to themselves or family members back in Russia. Protesters, most of them of Russian or Ukrainian origin, held photographs of the slain opposition leader....

    30,000 marchers in Moscow mourn slain Putin foe
    Mar02

    30,000 marchers in Moscow mourn slain Putin foe

    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...

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

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

    CANBERRA – 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...

    Estonia’s ruling pro-Western Reform Party wins election
    Mar02

    Estonia’s ruling pro-Western Reform Party wins election

    Estonia’s ruling Reform Party has emerged as the overall winner in the Baltic country’s general election dominated by economic issues and security concerns over Russia’s actions in Ukraine.With all votes counted, Prime Minister Taavi Roivas declared victory early Monday. Polls had predicted a close race between the governing...

    Kerry arrives in Geneva for tough Iran,Ukraine talks
    Mar02

    Kerry arrives in Geneva for tough Iran,Ukraine talks

    GENEVA (AFP) – Top US diplomat John Kerry arrived in Switzerland late Sunday for tough talks on Iran and Ukraine, and to push Moscows foreign minister to ensure a credible investigation into the killing of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov. Less than a week after accusing Russian officials of lying to my face about the fighting in eastern...

    Ukrainians pray for female military pilot jailed in Russia
    Mar02

    Ukrainians pray for female military pilot jailed in Russia

    Ukrainians rally and pray for the health of pilot Nadezhda Savchenko who is imprisoned in Russia on charges of aiding the killing of two Russian journalists in east Ukraine. Fighting rages in run-up to Ukraine ceasefireUkrainian army pilot Nadezhda Savchenko appears in Moscow courtUkraine threatens to retake territory from defiant rebels...

    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...

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