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    Ukraine suspects Russian role in lawmaker’s murder
    Mar23

    Ukraine suspects Russian role in lawmaker’s murder

    KIEV — After three decades of mob power and three years of revolution, Kiev is no stranger to the sound of bullets. But the murder of exiled Russian lawmaker Denis Voronenkov on Thursday outside the swanky Premier Palace hotel was shocking nonetheless. In broad daylight at a busy intersection, three bodies lay in pools of blood: one...

    Putin: Kremlin hopes Kiev’s Eurovision ban ‘will be reconsidered’
    Mar23

    Putin: Kremlin hopes Kiev’s Eurovision ban ‘will be reconsidered’

    The Kremlin said Thursday that it hoped Kiev would reconsider its decision to ban a Russian singer from the Eurovision Song Contest over a past performance in Russia-annexed Crimea. The Kremlin said Thursday that it hoped Kiev would reconsider its decision to ban a Russian singer from the Eurovision Song Contest over a past performance in...

    Former Russian lawmaker shot dead in Ukraine
    Mar23

    Former Russian lawmaker shot dead in Ukraine

    Kiev, Mar 23: (AP) A former Russian lawmaker who became a vociferous critic of Moscow following his recent move to Ukraine was shot and killed in Kiev today, prompting another war of words between the two countries. Denis Voronenkov, who testified to Ukrainian investigators and criticized Russian policies after his move to Kiev last fall, was...

    In Belarus: President allegedly orders arrest of 17 opposition activists
    Mar23

    In Belarus: President allegedly orders arrest of 17 opposition activists

    A total of 17 opposition activists have been arrested in Belarus in recent days as authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko cracks down on opponents following a wave of major protests, a local rights group said Thursday. A total of 17 opposition activists have been arrested in Belarus in recent days as authoritarian President Alexander...

    London Attack a Reminder of Fears for Post-Brexit Security Cooperation
    Mar23

    London Attack a Reminder of Fears for Post-Brexit Security Cooperation

    BRUSSELS—Hours before Wednesday’s attack in London, the head of the European Union police agency Europol warned that a large group of radicalized individuals posed a constant threat to Britain and Europe. “Some of these are likely to succeed in the future,” Rob Wainwright, who is British, wrote in a blog to commemorate the attacks in...

    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 (Friday NZ Time). …read more Source:...

    News24.com | Former Russian lawmaker shot dead in Ukraine
    Mar23

    News24.com | Former Russian lawmaker shot dead in Ukraine

    Former Russian lawmaker Denis Voronenkov has been shot and killed in Kiev in what the Ukrainian president described as an “act of state terrorism” by Russia. …read more Source:...

    Russia’s ex-MP shot in Ukraine; Kiev calls it ‘state terror’
    Mar23

    Russia’s ex-MP shot in Ukraine; Kiev calls it ‘state terror’

    Kremlin dismisses accusations of killing as ‘absurd’ …read more Source: The...

    Murder in Kiev
    Mar23

    Murder in Kiev

    MOSCOW—As he was coming out of a ritzy Kiev hotel, a shower of bullets descended on former Russian parliament member Denis Voronenkov and his bodyguard, who returned fire, injuring the shooter. In a matter of minutes, Voronenkov lay dead in the street, photographers snapping pictures of his splayed and bloodied body, still in its expensive blue...

    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,...