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    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...

    Ukraine starts heavy weapons withdrawal
    Feb26

    Ukraine starts heavy weapons withdrawal

    Ukraine’s army is starting the withdrawal of heavy weapons from the front line in the east as part of a truce, the defence ministry says. It says the pullout of 100mm calibre artillery “is the first step” and will be monitored by OSCE observers. Pro-Russian rebels earlier said they had started withdrawing their weapons. This has...

    News24.com | Ukraine starts pulling back heavy weapons
    Feb26

    News24.com | Ukraine starts pulling back heavy weapons

    Ukraine says it will begin pulling back its heavy weapons in the east in line with the cease-fire. …read more Source:...

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