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    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...

    Ukraine war to be Putin’s undoing, Khodorkovsky says
    Feb28

    Ukraine war to be Putin’s undoing, Khodorkovsky says

    Exiled Russian former tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky warned Friday that President Vladimir Putin’s policies on the Ukraine conflict will bring Moscow to ruin, much as the Afghan war helped bankrupt the Soviet Union. A year after annexing Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula, Russia finds itself isolated and on a path to self-destruction, said...

    Ukraine conflict at ‘crossroads’ as troop deaths shake truce
    Feb28

    Ukraine conflict at ‘crossroads’ as troop deaths shake truce

    KIEV (AFP) – International monitors said the conflict in Ukraine was at a crossroads as further losses among government forces rattled a two-week-old truce just as it seemed to be gaining traction.The deaths of three Ukrainian soldiers after a two-day lull in clashes with pro-Russian separatists highlighted the fragility of the ceasefire as...

    Obama to host European Council president on March 9
    Feb28

    Obama to host European Council president on March 9

    US President Barack Obama will meet with European Council President Donald Tusk next month at the White House over issues like Ukraine, trade negotiations and combating violent extremism, the White House said on Friday. …read more Source: Global...

    Russian Opposition Leader Boris Nemtsov Killed in Front of Kremlin
    Feb28

    Russian Opposition Leader Boris Nemtsov Killed in Front of Kremlin

    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...

    Obama condemns ‘brutal, vicious’ Nemtsov killing
    Feb28

    Obama condemns ‘brutal, vicious’ Nemtsov killing

    WASHINGTON(AFP) – 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 investigation into the...

    Deaths Shake Ukraine Truce; Poroshenko Wary of Russian Threat
    Feb28

    Deaths Shake Ukraine Truce; Poroshenko Wary of Russian Threat

    Kiev. Ukraine on Friday reported the first deaths in three days in east Ukraine and President Petro Poroshenko said Russia would pose a “military threat” even if a ceasefire holds. Government troops fighting pro-Russian separatists in the east began towing artillery away from the front line on Thursday, a sign the truce meant to begin on Feb. 15...

    Ukraine conflict at ‘crossroads’ as troop deaths shake truce
    Feb28

    Ukraine conflict at ‘crossroads’ as troop deaths shake truce

    KIEV – International monitors said the conflict in Ukraine was at a “crossroads” as further losses among government forces rattled a two-week-old truce just as it seemed to be gaining traction. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Robben adds to tally in Bayern’s birthday win
    Feb28

    Robben adds to tally in Bayern’s birthday win

    Berlin (AFP) – Bayern Munich celebrated their 115th birthday Friday with a 4-1 win over Cologne to go 11 points clear in the Bundesliga as top-scorer Arjen Robben added to his tally.The fleet-footed Dutchman netted his 17th goal in 19 league matches this season with a crisp header with 20 minutes left to remain the leagues top...

    Deaths shake Ukraine truce, Poroshenko wary of Russian threat
    Feb28

    Deaths shake Ukraine truce, Poroshenko wary of Russian threat

    Ukraine on Friday reported the first deaths in three days in east Ukraine and President Petro Poroshenko said Russia would pose a “military threat” even if a ceasefire holds. …read more Source: The Times of...

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