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    The Brazen Killing Of A Putin Critic Fuels Suspicion Of The Kremlin
    Mar24

    The Brazen Killing Of A Putin Critic Fuels Suspicion Of The Kremlin

    A prominent Russian member of parliament turned exiled critic of Russia’s president was shot dead in the center of Ukraine’s capital of Kiev on Thursday. One day earlier, a lawyer associated with the family of a murdered Russian whistleblower was grievously injured after falling four stories from his Moscow apartment.The two cases...

    Turkey: A Sunni Iran in the making?
    Mar24

    Turkey: A Sunni Iran in the making?

    The rising tide of an aggressive blend of nationalism and Islamism might be prompting Ankara to pursue its own WMDs, and its preference appears to be long-range missiles. As Turkey feels more threatened by real or (mostly) imagined enemies, it increasingly views maximum possible military deterrence as essential to both survival (a defensive goal)...

    Le Pen urges Russia and France to unite in Moscow visit
    Mar24

    Le Pen urges Russia and France to unite in Moscow visit

    MOSCOW (AP) — French far right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has urged Russia and France to unite, during a visit to Russia less than a month before French elections. Le Pen said as she visited the lower house of the Russian parliament that Russia and France should work together to save the world from globalism and Islamic fundamentalism,...

    Russia-Ukraine Eurovision row rumbles on after olive branch rejected
    Mar24

    Russia-Ukraine Eurovision row rumbles on after olive branch rejected

    A compromise aimed at defusing a row between Russia and Ukraine over this year’s Eurovision contest has been rejected. …read more Source:...

    Denis Voronenkov, Boris Nemtsov, Other Putin Critics Killed In Past 10 Years
    Mar24

    Denis Voronenkov, Boris Nemtsov, Other Putin Critics Killed In Past 10 Years

    To add to the number of people killed for criticizing Russian President Vladimir Putin and government, another Kremlin critic and former Russian lawmaker’s death Thursday, has left everyone shocked. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called the killing a “Russian state terrorist act”, according to reports. …read more...

    Opinion: Ukrainian scenario impossible in Belarus
    Mar24

    Opinion: Ukrainian scenario impossible in Belarus

    I think that Belarus is at no risk of repeating the fate of Ukraine. Belarus has a strong government, very strong president with an absolutely clear position, a well-developed law enforcement system and political life in general, Nikolai Bordyuzha said. …read more Source:...

    [Ticker] Russian ex-MP killed in Ukraine
    Mar24

    [Ticker] Russian ex-MP killed in Ukraine

    Denis Voronenkov, a former member of the Russian parliament, was killed on Thursday in the Ukrainian capital, Kiev, Ukrainian police have said. Voronenkov was a member of Russia’s communist party, and a critic of Russian president Vladimir Putin. He had fled to Ukraine, where he was due to testify against former Ukrainian president Viktor...

    Eurovision says Russian contestant can compete via satellite link
    Mar24

    Eurovision says Russian contestant can compete via satellite link

    Eurovision said on Thursday that a Russian singer who was barred from entering Ukraine can compete in this year’s contest in Kiev via satellite, in a bid to ease a political flap clouding the competition. …read more Source: The Local...

    On Tuesday, this Putin critic feared he would never be forgiven. On Thursday, he was shot in the head
    Mar24

    On Tuesday, this Putin critic feared he would never be forgiven. On Thursday, he was shot in the head

    Denis Voronenkov, a former Russian member of parliament and harsh critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, had much to worry about. On Tuesday evening, he said in an interview that he feared for his life, citing anonymous threats against him and his wife, Maria Maksakova, a former member of the United Russia party founded by Putin, with whom...

    Lukashenko, Poroshenko discuss economic cooperation, peacekeeping in Ukraine
    Mar24

    Lukashenko, Poroshenko discuss economic cooperation, peacekeeping in Ukraine

    The two heads of state discussed the current agenda of the Belarusian-Ukrainian relations, including the trade and economic cooperation and the expansion of interregional contacts. …read more Source:...