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    Ukraine’s military reports significant fall in fighting
    Feb28

    Ukraine’s military reports significant fall in fighting

    Ukraine’s military said there had been a significant decrease in attacks by pro-Russian separatists in the east overnight, but said rebels had fired GRAD missiles at the town of Avdiivka despite a two-week-old ceasefire deal. …read more Source: The Sunday...

    Outspoken Putin critic shot dead
    Feb28

    Outspoken Putin critic shot dead

    Boris Nemtsov, a charismatic Russian opposition leader, was gunned down ahead of a planned protest against the government. ||| Moscow – Boris Nemtsov, a charismatic Russian opposition leader and sharp critic of President Vladimir Putin, was gunned down on Saturday near the Kremlin, just a day before a planned protest against the...

    Russian Opposition Leader Nemtsov shot dead
    Feb28

    Russian Opposition Leader Nemtsov shot dead

    Russian opposition leader and critic of President Vladimir Putin, Boris Nemtsov, has been shot dead near the Kremlin, just a day before a planned protest against the government. Nemtsov’s death ignited a fury among opposition figures who assailed the Kremlin for creating an atmosphere of intolerance of any dissent and called the killing an...

    News24.com | More soldiers die in Ukraine truce
    Feb27

    News24.com | More soldiers die in Ukraine truce

    Ukraine says three soldiers have been killed in fighting against Soviet forces in the first fatalities in several days in the war-torn east. …read more Source:...

    Deaths shake Ukraine truce
    Feb27

    Deaths shake Ukraine truce

    Kiev reported the first deaths in three days in east Ukraine, denting hopes a ceasefire will hold. ||| Kiev – Ukraine on Friday reported the first deaths in three days in east Ukraine, denting hopes a ceasefire will hold, and President Petro Poroshenko said Russia would pose a “military threat” even if the truce is solid. Government troops...

    Deaths shake Ukraine truce, Poroshenko wary of Russia threat
    Feb27

    Deaths shake Ukraine truce, Poroshenko wary of Russia threat

    Ukraine on reported the first deaths in three days in east Ukraine, denting hopes a ceasefire will hold, and President Petro Poroshenko said Russia would pose a “military threat” even if the truce is solid. …read more Source: The Sunday...

    European shares take a breath
    Feb27

    European shares take a breath

    European shares dipped on Friday – pausing after their best start to the year since regional benchmarks began in 1986. ||| Paris – European shares dipped on Friday morning, pausing after their best start to the year since regional benchmarks began in late 1986, while Airbus rallied after posting a sharp rise in operating earnings....

    Khodorkovsky slams ‘naked king’ Putin
    Feb27

    Khodorkovsky slams ‘naked king’ Putin

    Former YUKOS tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky says Russia’s economy will weaken further. ||| London – Former Russian tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky said on Thursday Vladimir Putin was a “naked king” presiding over an economy that will weaken further, eventually provoking a battle between rival clans in Moscow. “Putin with bare chest...

    Outrage over kindergarteners with rifles
    Feb27

    Outrage over kindergarteners with rifles

    Pictures of Russian children posing with mock AK-47 rifles and other weapons at a kindergarten have provoked a storm of controversy. ||| Moscow – Pictures of young Russian children posing with mock AK-47 rifles and other weapons at a kindergarten have provoked a storm of controversy, but some defended them as patriotic education. Pictures...

    Outrage of kindergarteners with rifles
    Feb27

    Outrage of kindergarteners with rifles

    Pictures of Russian children posing with mock AK-47 rifles and other weapons at a kindergarten have provoked a storm of controversy. ||| Moscow – Pictures of young Russian children posing with mock AK-47 rifles and other weapons at a kindergarten have provoked a storm of controversy, but some defended them as patriotic education.Pictures...

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