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    Exiled Former Russian Lawmaker Shot Dead In Kiev
    Mar23

    Exiled Former Russian Lawmaker Shot Dead In Kiev

    KIEV, March 23 (Reuters) – Ukraine accused Russia of “state terrorism” after a former Russian lawmaker and key witness in a treason case against former leader Viktor Yanukovich was shot dead in broad daylight outside a hotel in central Kiev on Thursday.Russia called the allegation “absurd.”Former MP Denis Voronenkov was killed by an...

    Marine Le Pen: French presidential candidate to visit Moscow Friday
    Mar23

    Marine Le Pen: French presidential candidate to visit Moscow Friday

    The leader of far-right Front National will meet with the Russian State Duma's foreign affairs committee. French far-right leader and presidential candidate Marine Le Pen will on Friday visit Moscow to meet with lawmakers, Russia’s parliament said Thursday.One month before the French presidential vote, the leader of far-right Front...

    Ukraine accuses Russia of ‘state terrorism’ after former MP shot
    Mar23

    Ukraine accuses Russia of ‘state terrorism’ after former MP shot

    Ukraine accused Russia of “state terrorism” after a former Russian lawmaker and key witness in a treason case against former leader Viktor Yanukovich was shot dead in broad daylight outside a hotel in central Kiev on Thursday. Russia called the allegation “absurd”. Former MP Denis Voronenkov was killed by an assailant who was armed with a pistol...

    Eurovision: Russia calls for rethink over banned singer Julia Samoilova
    Mar23

    Eurovision: Russia calls for rethink over banned singer Julia Samoilova

    Julia Samoilova has been barred from appearing at the contest in Kiev over a visit to Crimea. …read more Source:...

    Russia Wants Review Of Ukraine’s ‘Unfair’ Decision Barring Eurovision Singer
    Mar23

    Russia Wants Review Of Ukraine’s ‘Unfair’ Decision Barring Eurovision Singer

    The Kremlin has called for a review of what it said was Ukraine’s “unfair” decision to bar Russia’s contestant in the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest from entering the country. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine bans Russia’s wheelchair-bound Eurovision contestant
    Mar23

    Ukraine bans Russia’s wheelchair-bound Eurovision contestant

    Ukraine said on Wednesday it had barred Russia’s entry for the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest from entering the country, prompting a swift rebuke from Moscow, which called the decision a “cynical and inhuman act.” Ukraine’s state security service (SBU) said Yulia Samoylova, a wheelchair-bound 27-year-old singer, had violated Ukrainian...

    Former Russian Lawmaker Is Shot To Death Outside Hotel In Kiev
    Mar23

    Former Russian Lawmaker Is Shot To Death Outside Hotel In Kiev

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is calling the apparent assassination “state terrorism.” Former lawmaker Denis Voronenkov had been aiding inquiries into Russia’s incursions in Ukraine.(Image credit: Oleksandr Synytsia/AP) …read more Source:...

    Worst Places To Live: South Sudan, Haiti, Ukraine Lead World in Suffering, Report Says
    Mar23

    Worst Places To Live: South Sudan, Haiti, Ukraine Lead World in Suffering, Report Says

    South Sudan, Haiti and Ukraine were the countries with the highest “suffering” rates in the world in 2016, according to Gallup’s analysis of its own data which was also used by the United Nations to release its annual World Happiness Report on March 20 on the occasion of the annual International Day of Happiness. …read...

    Execution on sidewalk of witness against ex-Ukraine PM bears ‘obvious signature of Russian special services’
    Mar23

    Execution on sidewalk of witness against ex-Ukraine PM bears ‘obvious signature of Russian special services’

    A former Russian lawmaker who fled Moscow for Ukraine and likened life under President Vladimir Putin to Nazi Germany was shot dead in Kiev. Denis Voronenkov, 45, was killed Thursday at 11:40 a.m. near the Premier Palace hotel in the center of Ukraine’s capital, local police said. His bodyguard, who was injured in the shooting, wounded the...

    Kremlin says Ukrainian claims of Russian hand in ex-MP’s murder are ‘absurd’
    Mar23

    Kremlin says Ukrainian claims of Russian hand in ex-MP’s murder are ‘absurd’

    MOSCOW – Russia’s Kremlin said on Thursday that allegations from Ukrainian authorities that Moscow was behind the murder of a fugitive Russian MP in Kiev were absurd, Russian news agencies reported. “We believe that all the falsehoods that can… …read more Source:...