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    Russian supermarkets freeze prices
    Mar02

    Russian supermarkets freeze prices

    MOSCOW – Lots of things freeze in Russia’s bitterly cold winters, but not usually food prices, yet that is exactly what top supermarket chains are doing to protect the poor from galloping inflation. The plunging ruble and a Russian embargo on European Union and US food products in retribution over Ukraine sanctions has resulted in...

    Ukraine’s front lines calm ahead of gas talks
    Mar02

    Ukraine’s front lines calm ahead of gas talks

    Ukraine’s front lines were relatively calm on Sunday ahead of high-level EU-mediated gas talks between Kiev and Moscow, as journalists mourned the killing by mortar fire of a Ukrainian photographer. Kiev’s security officials said there was no fire after midnight on Ukraine’s positions and no Ukrainian soldiers have been killed...

    Kerry arrives in Geneva for tough Iran,Ukraine talks
    Mar02

    Kerry arrives in Geneva for tough Iran,Ukraine talks

    Top US diplomat John Kerry arrived in Switzerland late Sunday for tough talks on Iran and Ukraine, and to push Moscow’s foreign minister to ensure a “credible” investigation into the killing of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov. …read more Source: The Times of...

    John Kerry Arrives in Geneva for Iran, Ukraine Talks
    Mar02

    John Kerry Arrives in Geneva for Iran, Ukraine Talks

    Top US diplomat John Kerry arrived in Switzerland late Sunday for tough talks on Iran and Ukraine, and to push Moscow’s foreign minister to ensure a “credible” investigation into the killing of opposi… …read more Source:...

    Kerry arrives in Geneva for tough Iran, Ukraine talks
    Mar02

    Kerry arrives in Geneva for tough Iran, Ukraine talks

    Less than a week after accusing Russian officials of lying “to my face” about the conflict in eastern Ukraine, top US diplomat John Kerry is set for tense discussions early Monday with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. …read more Source: Channel...

    ‘Star Trek’ Actor Leonard Nimoy Dies at 83
    Mar02

    ‘Star Trek’ Actor Leonard Nimoy Dies at 83

    Actor Leonard Nimoy, immortalized as the half-human, half alien Mr. Spock on TV’s “Star Trek,” died in Los Angeles Friday at age 83. Nimoy had been suffering from lung disease, a condition he blamed on smoking. Nimoy was born in Boston, the son of Orthodox Jewish Ukrainian immigrant… …read more Source: The Chosun...

    Russians march in memory of murdered Putin critic
    Mar02

    Russians march in memory of murdered Putin critic

    MOSCOW: Tens of thousands of Russians marched through central Moscow on Sunday, carrying banners declaring “I am not afraid” and chanting “Russia without Putin” in memory of murdered Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov. Families, the old and young walked slowly, with many holding portraits of the opposition politician and former deputy prime minister...

    World › Ukraine’s frontlines calm ahead of gas talks
    Mar02

    World › Ukraine’s frontlines calm ahead of gas talks

    Ukraine’s frontlines were relatively calm on Sunday ahead of high-level EU-mediated gas talks between Kiev and Moscow, as journalists mourned the killing by mortar fire of a Ukrainian photographer. Kiev’s security officials said there was no fire after midnight on Ukraine’s positions and no Ukrainian soldiers have been killed...

    Germany at the centre of twin European crises, but reluctantly
    Mar02

    Germany at the centre of twin European crises, but reluctantly

    GERMANY has become Europe’s indispensable nation, at the centre of crises over Ukraine and Greece. But a country uncomfortable with leadership, often labelled a reluctant hegemon, has had a rocky month. …read more Source: The Business...

    Estonians vote under shadow of resurgent Russia
    Mar01

    Estonians vote under shadow of resurgent Russia

    Estonians voted Sunday in an election marked by jitters over a militarily resurgent Russia and a popular pro-Kremlin party, with the security-focused center-left coalition tipped for another term. Moscow’s annexation of Crimea last year and its meddling in eastern Ukraine have galvanized the European Union, including this eurozone member of...

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