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    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...

    Donetsk Rebels Pledge to Complete Heavy Weapons Withdrawal Sunday
    Mar01

    Donetsk Rebels Pledge to Complete Heavy Weapons Withdrawal Sunday

    The self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) in Ukraine plans to complete on Sunday the withdrawal of heavy weapons from the front line as required by the latest Minsk agreement, ITAR-TASS reported. “Today we are finalising the withdrawal,” Eduard Basurin, a representative of DPR’s defence ministry told the news agency. He...

    Estonia votes amid jitters over Ukraine crisis
    Mar01

    Estonia votes amid jitters over Ukraine crisis

    Estonians are going to the polls in elections dominated by economic issues. But the vote is also marked by unease over neighboring Russia’s intervention in Ukraine. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Week in pictures: 22 – 28 February
    Mar01

    Week in pictures: 22 – 28 February

    From stars celebrating this year’s Oscars and Brits to the starving sea lions on California’s shores Gallery Sunday, March 1, 2015 – 6:30am OscarsFelicity JonesMadonnaBrit AwardsCara DelevingneUkraineKate MossSam SmithMalcolm Rifkind …read more Source: The...

    Estonia votes amid Russia fears
    Mar01

    Estonia votes amid Russia fears

    Estonians are choosing a new government, in an election dominated by concerns over Russian action in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

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