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    Boris Nemtsov: tens of thousands march in memory of murdered politician
    Mar01

    Boris Nemtsov: tens of thousands march in memory of murdered politician

    Mood of quiet dismay as crowds mourn Vladimir Putin’s adversary who was gunned down near the Kremlin on FridayThey came with placards and plaintive cries of “shame”, a vast column of mourners snaking through central Moscow to commemorate the latest Russian opposition figure to meet a wretched fate.But as tens of thousands trudged through...

    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,...

    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...

    Ukrainian photographer killed in fighting
    Mar01

    Ukrainian photographer killed in fighting

    Sergiy Nikolayev from Ukrainian daily Segodnya died in shelling in east of country as clashes continue despite truce Two people have been killed by shelling in east Ukraine as isolated clashes rattled a shaky truce with pro-Russian rebels and observers warned the country was at a “crossroads”.Photographer Sergiy Nikolayev from Ukrainian daily...

    Was Boris Nemtsov killed because in Russia opposition activists are deemed traitors?
    Feb28

    Was Boris Nemtsov killed because in Russia opposition activists are deemed traitors?

    Vladimir Putin and media are violently hostile to challenges to the state, an intolerance that has helped end the life of another opposition figureBoris Nemtsov’s dead body was still lying on the icy asphalt when Vladimir Putin’s spokesman announced that the president believed the murder to be a “provocation”.“With all due respect to...

    The 20 photographs of the week
    Feb28

    The 20 photographs of the week

    The ceasefire in Ukraine, the suspension of professional football in Greece, Madonna’s fall at the Brit awards – the best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week … …read more Source: The...

    Debaltseve: life in ruins – in pictures
    Feb28

    Debaltseve: life in ruins – in pictures

    Reuters photographer Baz Ratner has visited the towns of Debaltseve and Vuhlehirsk in eastern Ukraine to document the destruction caused by fighting between pro-Russian and Ukrainian forces … …read more Source: The...

    Georgia, Ukraine and the spirit of Helsinki | Letters
    Feb27

    Georgia, Ukraine and the spirit of Helsinki | Letters

    Your editorial (26 February) states that “the Kremlin’s war over Georgia’s separatist region of South Ossetia” used “defence of Russian minorities as a pretext to negate the sovereignty and the integrity of an independent state”.Not so. The Russian military came to the help of South Ossetia, a small and otherwise defenceless nation...

    Spain arrests eight nationals for fighting with pro-Russia separatists in Ukraine
    Feb27

    Spain arrests eight nationals for fighting with pro-Russia separatists in Ukraine

    ‘Their activities compromise Spain’s peace or independence’Operation said to be first in Europe against foreign fighters in UkrainePolice have arrested eight Spanish men who returned from fighting alongside pro-Russia forces in eastern Ukraine, in what they said was the first operation of its kind in Europe.Officers detained the...

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