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    Germany pledges to raise defence spending
    Mar01

    Germany pledges to raise defence spending

    Response to Ukraine crisis will include strengthening tank forces …read more Source: Financial...

    Boris Nemtsov interviewed hours before death: ‘Putin is a pathological liar’
    Mar01

    Boris Nemtsov interviewed hours before death: ‘Putin is a pathological liar’

    Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov gives his last televised interview just hours before being shot dead near the Kremlin. In the interview, on radio station Ekho Moskvy in Moscow, Nemtsov calls for political reform in Russia and labels president Vladimir Putin a ‘pathological liar’, who he blames for starting an ‘insane,...

    Estonia Votes in General Election Overshadowed by Fears over Russia
    Mar01

    Estonia Votes in General Election Overshadowed by Fears over Russia

    Estonia is holding parliamentary elections on Sunday marked by concerns over Russia’s actions in Ukraine. Nearly a quarter of Estonia’s population of 1.3 million is ethnic Russian and the pro-Moscow Centre Party is expected to do well in the vote, but the partners in the current governing coalition – the centrist Reform party...

    Moscow march: thousands gather in memory of Boris Nemtsov – video
    Mar01

    Moscow march: thousands gather in memory of Boris Nemtsov – video

    Thousands take to the streets in Moscow in memory of Boris Nemtsov, the former deputy prime minister and vehement critic of Vladimir Putin’s rule. Protesters held signs bearing Nemtsov’s face and brought flowers to the site where he was shot dead on Saturday by an unidentified attacker. On the day he died, Nemtsov had called for a...

    Boris Nemtsov
    Mar01

    Boris Nemtsov

    Russian politician who fell out of favour with the Kremlin and opposed expansionist policiesBoris Nemtsov, who has died aged 55 after being shot, was a leading pro-market reformer in the first, tumultuous post-Soviet decade and a popular politician and regional governor who at one point appeared to have been earmarked by President Boris Yeltsin...

    Ukraine military says rebels using truce to regroup
    Mar01

    Ukraine military says rebels using truce to regroup

    KIEV(Reuters) – Ukraine’s military said on Sunday a ceasefire had been fully observed in eastern separatist territories overnight, but warned that pro-Russian rebels were using the truce to regroup for new attacks on government positions. …read more Source:...

    Shocking pictures show scale of destruction inside Ukraine’s Debaltseve
    Mar01

    Shocking pictures show scale of destruction inside Ukraine’s Debaltseve

    Debaltseve was taken by a pro-Russian rebel assault ending on February 18, and these haunting images from inside the city show the massive destruction wrought by the war with government forces. …read more Source: Daily...

    Estonian election sees NATO prime minister face pro-Russian opposition
    Mar01

    Estonian election sees NATO prime minister face pro-Russian opposition

    Russian interference feared by centre-right party after annexation of Crimea …read more Source: The Irish...

    Investigator: Several motives in Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov shooting death
    Mar01

    Investigator: Several motives in Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov shooting death

    Russian investigators said they were examining motives in the shooting death of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov that include the Ukraine conflict, Islamic extremism, or a plan to destabilize the country. …read more Source: Macedonian Information...

    Thousands Expected to March in Moscow in Memory of Nemtsov
    Mar01

    Thousands Expected to March in Moscow in Memory of Nemtsov

    Thousands of people are expected to gather in Moscow on Sunday afternoon to honour the memory of assassinated Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov. Opposition supporters plan to march from central Moscow to the Great Moskvoretsky Bridge near the Kremlin where Nemtsov was shot dead on Friday. Moscow city authorities had approved the march...

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