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    US military chief backs arming Ukraine against separatists
    Mar04

    US military chief backs arming Ukraine against separatists

    General Martin Dempsey: ‘We should absolutely consider lethal aid’Comments echo those of new Pentagon chief Ashton CarterThe US military’s top-ranking officer has called for Washington to arm Ukraine in its battle with pro-Russian forces, saying he favours doing so through Nato. Related: Ukraine: US considers military help for Kiev as...

    Mourners bid farewell to Boris Nemtsov, but fear their hopes have died with him
    Mar03

    Mourners bid farewell to Boris Nemtsov, but fear their hopes have died with him

    Thousands queue to pay respects to Putin opponent on icy Moscow day, but many voice fears about what the future holds for RussiaAs the hearse containing Boris Nemtsov’s coffin pulled away, mourners tossed flowers and chants rang out. “Russia will be free!” they cried. “Russia without Putin!” Despite the fighting talk, however, there was an...

    Malaysia Airlines MH17 relatives see wreckage of plane at Dutch airbase
    Mar03

    Malaysia Airlines MH17 relatives see wreckage of plane at Dutch airbase

    Friends and family of those who died on flight last year invited to military base to inspect ruins of jet downed over UkraineRelatives of those killed when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was downed over eastern Ukraine have visited a Dutch airbase to view the wreckage of the plane.For almost all of them, it was the first chance to see the twisted...

    Long queues form in Moscow for funeral of Boris Nemtsov
    Mar03

    Long queues form in Moscow for funeral of Boris Nemtsov

    People file past open coffin of murdered Putin critic before funeral in Moscow on TuesdayMourners in Moscow are paying their respects to Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov, who was killed on Friday.Nemtsov’s body has been laid out in a coffin in the Sakharov Centre – named after the late Soviet-era dissident and Nobel peace prize...

    Boris Nemtsov murder: Ukrainian girlfriend flys to Kiev from Russia
    Mar03

    Boris Nemtsov murder: Ukrainian girlfriend flys to Kiev from Russia

    Anna Duritskaya had said that she was being held under police guard in a friend’s apartment in MoscowThe Ukrainian girlfriend of murdered opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, who is the only known witness to his killing on Friday night, has reportedly flown to Kiev after being held for questioning by authorities in Moscow.Ukrainian foreign...

    Boris Nemtsov’s girlfriend recalls night of murder – video
    Mar02

    Boris Nemtsov’s girlfriend recalls night of murder – video

    The girlfriend of Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, who was gunned down outside the Kremlin on Friday, recalls the night of the murder. Anna Duritskaya, a 23-year-old model from Ukraine, was with Nemtsov when he was shot, but tells TV Rain her back was turned at the fatal moment. Duritskaya says Russian investigators will not let her...

    Russian oligarch threatens to sue UK amid North Sea gas row
    Mar02

    Russian oligarch threatens to sue UK amid North Sea gas row

    Mikhail Fridman threatens compensation claim after UK airs political and environmental concerns over LetterOne deal to buy 12 gasfields Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman has threatened to sue the UK government in an escalating row over whether his energy fund run by former BP boss Lord Browne can be blocked from taking over 12 North Sea...

    Boris Nemtsov murder: chief witness ‘prevented’ from leaving Russia
    Mar02

    Boris Nemtsov murder: chief witness ‘prevented’ from leaving Russia

    Ukrainian model Anna Duritskaya, who was with opposition politician when he was shot dead, complains of being kept under guard in Moscow The chief witness to the murder of Russian protest leader Boris Nemtsov, a Ukrainian model who was with him when he was shot dead, has complained of being kept under guard in Moscow.Anna Duritskaya, 23, said she...

    Kerry and Lavrov meet in Geneva for Ukraine talks
    Mar02

    Kerry and Lavrov meet in Geneva for Ukraine talks

    US secretary of state expected to warn Russian foreign minister that the US and EU are already working on fresh sanctions if ceasefire deal fails to hold firmThe US secretary of state John Kerry and Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov were expected to meet in Geneva to shore up a shaky two-week old ceasefire in Ukraine.Monday’s talks in...

    ‘Boris Nemtsov’s murder marks a turning point for Putin and Russia’
    Mar02

    ‘Boris Nemtsov’s murder marks a turning point for Putin and Russia’

    Analysis: president has taken a step too far along a dark and dangerous path to be able to step back, says Mark GaleottiThe shocking murder of opposition figure Boris Nemtsov, literally in sight of the Kremlin, clearly marks the beginning of a new era in Russian politics and Russia-watching alike. And it is unlikely to be pretty.Who was...

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