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    The Guardian view on the defence spending row: let’s get serious | Editorial
    Mar04

    The Guardian view on the defence spending row: let’s get serious | Editorial

    Our part of the world faces changes. Britain and Europe need to debate modern defence needs and spendingFaced with complex and growing security challenges, Europe and its nations are not spending enough on defence. So said the European Leadership Network thinktank in a recent assessment that has now been followed by a well-reported warning by the...

    Donetsk miner recalls explosion: ‘the blast threw me into the air’ – video
    Mar04

    Donetsk miner recalls explosion: ‘the blast threw me into the air’ – video

    Ukrainian miner Ivan Lazarenko recounts the moment a Donetsk coal mine exploded on Wednesday afternoon, trapping dozens of people underground. Lazarenko says he remembers being knocked off his feet and then an intense heat inside the mine. He eventually crawled to safety with the help of his foreman, who he says he owes his lifeWarning: contains...

    More than 30 killed in explosion at coal mine in Donetsk
    Mar04

    More than 30 killed in explosion at coal mine in Donetsk

    Local report says Ukrainian rescuers hope to enter the mine after removing the poisonous gas More than 30 people have been killed after an explosion at a coal mine in the separatist stronghold of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, a local official has said. “According to preliminary information, more than 30 people were killed. Rescue workers have not...

    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...

    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’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...

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