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    Poll: 70% support 4th term for Putin
    Mar03

    Poll: 70% support 4th term for Putin

    Public support for Vladimir Putin to serve another term as president has hit its highest level in four years, according to a poll. ||| Moscow – Public support for Vladimir Putin to serve another term as president has hit its highest level in four years, a survey by a state-run pollster showed on Thursday. Seventy-four percent of Russians...

    Death Toll in Ukraine Conflict Hits 9,160, U.N. Says
    Mar03

    Death Toll in Ukraine Conflict Hits 9,160, U.N. Says

    The number of casualties from fighting has fallen in recent months, a senior official said, but killings, abductions and torture are still being reported. …read more Source: The New York...

    Public Support for Putin to Serve Another Term at Highest level in 4 years
    Mar03

    Public Support for Putin to Serve Another Term at Highest level in 4 years

    Public support for Vladimir Putin to serve another term as president has hit its highest level in four years, a survey by a state-run pollster showed on Thursday. Seventy-four percent of Russians would vote to re-elect Putin as president, according to a poll by VTsIOM. Putin dominates state media in Russia and is widely expected to contest the...

    Kremlin ‘Regrets’ Extended U.S. Sanctions 
    Mar03

    Kremlin ‘Regrets’ Extended U.S. Sanctions 

    The Kremlin has expressed “regret” about U.S. President Barack Obama’s decision to extend sanctions against Russia for another year in response to Russia’s illegal annexation of Crimea and its support for pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Pellegrini blames lack of recovery time after Anfield woe
    Mar03

    Pellegrini blames lack of recovery time after Anfield woe

    Manchester City’s Premier League title hopes may have been ended by the loss at Liverpool Manuel Pellegrini blamed a lack of recovery time after watching Manchester City limp to a 3-0 loss at Liverpool that could have effectively ended their Premier League title aspirations. A lacklustre display from the visitors was punished at Anfield as...

    Russia subjecting Ukrainian pilot to show trial, lawyer says
    Mar03

    Russia subjecting Ukrainian pilot to show trial, lawyer says

    A defence lawyer for Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko, on trial in Russia on charges of complicity in the killing of two Russian journalists, said on Thursday her case was trumped up and she was being subjected to a show trial. …read more Source: Channel...

    Russia subjecting Ukrainian pilot to show trial, lawyer says
    Mar03

    Russia subjecting Ukrainian pilot to show trial, lawyer says

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A defense lawyer for Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko, on trial in Russia on charges of complicity in the killing of two Russian journalists, said on Thursday her case was trumped up and she was being subjected to a show trial. …read more Source:...

    The Daily Vertical: RIP Minsk
    Mar03

    The Daily Vertical: RIP Minsk

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Daily Vertical: RIP Minsk (Transcript)
    Mar03

    The Daily Vertical: RIP Minsk (Transcript)

    When the foreign ministers of Russia, Ukraine, Germany, and France meet in Paris today to discuss the Minsk ceasefire, they may as well be attending a funeral. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Bulgaria Marks 138th Anniversary of Liberation from Ottoman Rule
    Mar03

    Bulgaria Marks 138th Anniversary of Liberation from Ottoman Rule

    Bulgaria marks on March 3 its National Holiday, the anniversary of its liberation from Ottoman rule. 138 years ago, in a tiny town near Istanbul named San Stefano, a peace treaty was signed bringing Bulgaria back to the political map. The treaty was a result of the Russo-Turkish War of 1877-1878, known in Bulgaria as the Liberation War. Russia...