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    Russian Eurovision singer could be first to compete via satellite
    Mar23

    Russian Eurovision singer could be first to compete via satellite

    Yulia Samoilova handed lifeline after host nation Ukraine barred her from country for illegally entering Moscow-annexed CrimeaA Russian singer who was barred from entering Ukraine has been allowed to take part in the Eurovision Song Contest in Kiev via satellite. On Wednesday Ukraine’s security service imposed a three-year entry ban on...

    Russian Defector Critical of Putin Shot Dead in Ukraine
    Mar23

    Russian Defector Critical of Putin Shot Dead in Ukraine

    A former Russian member of parliament who fled to Ukraine after mounting heavy criticism against President Vladimir Putin was shot dead in Kiev on Thursday. Denis Voronenkov, a former Communist member in the lower house of Russian parliament, was fatally shot by an unidentified gunman at the entrance of a high-end hotel in the Ukrainian capital,...

    Ukraine sees Russian hand in ammo warehouse blasts
    Mar23

    Ukraine sees Russian hand in ammo warehouse blasts

    Ukraine suspects the Russian military or its separatist rebel proxies were responsible for blowing up a warehouse storing tank ammunition at an eastern military base, Defence Minister Stepan Poltorak said. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine accuses Russia of state terrorism after former MP shot
| Reuters
    Mar23

    Ukraine accuses Russia of state terrorism after former MP shot | Reuters

    By Pavel Polityuk and Alexei Kalmykov | KIEV KIEV 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...

    Russian MP who turned on Kremlin killed in Kiev
    Mar23

    Russian MP who turned on Kremlin killed in Kiev

    Ukraine accuses Moscow of role in attack on witness in Yanukovich treason trial …read more Source: Financial...

    ‘Zelyonka:’ the Anti-Putin Antiseptic
    Mar23

    ‘Zelyonka:’ the Anti-Putin Antiseptic

    Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny. Source: Navalny.com “Zelyonka,” a green topical antiseptic used in Russia and other countries in Eastern Europe, is back in the headlines: On March 19, Russian opposition leader and presidential candidate Alexei Navalny was attacked with the antiseptic outside his campaign headquarters in the Siberian...

    Russian anti-Putin colonel shot dead in the Ukraine
    Mar23

    Russian anti-Putin colonel shot dead in the Ukraine

    A former member of the Russian parliament, Denis Voronenkov, was shot and killed in the city of Kiev. Voronenkov, a colonel in the Russian military and a frequent critic of president Vladimir Putin, had plans to testify at the trial for treason of former Ukraine President Victor Yanukovych. …read more Source: USA...

    South Sudan, Haiti, Ukraine top list of suffering nations
    Mar23

    South Sudan, Haiti, Ukraine top list of suffering nations

    In contrast with the generally thriving residents of Norway, people in South Sudan, Haiti and Ukraine top a Gallup survey of the most suffering countries. …read more Source: United Press...

    Former Russian lawmaker gunned down on sidewalk
    Mar23

    Former Russian lawmaker gunned down on sidewalk

    KIEV, Ukraine — Former Russian lawmaker Denis Voronenkov was shot and killed in Kiev Thursday in what the Ukrainian president described as an “act of state terrorism” by Russia, an accusation the Kremlin angrily rejected. Voronenkov, who testified to Ukrainian investigators and criticized Russian policies after his move to Kiev last fall, was...

    Russia : sound, fury, but not much clout
    Mar23

    Russia : sound, fury, but not much clout

    Strategy is the central political art, writes Lawrence Freedman in Strategy: A History. “It is about getting more out of a situation than the starting balance of power would suggest. It is the art of creating power.” If this is so, consider the case of a country that is economically smaller than Italy, Australia, or South Korea. Its economy has...