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    U.S. Official: World Expects Russia To Find Nemtsov’s Killers
    Mar04

    U.S. Official: World Expects Russia To Find Nemtsov’s Killers

    U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland says Washington expects a thorough investigation into the slaying of Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov that finds those responsible for the killing …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Coal mine blast leaves dozens missing in eastern Ukraine
    Mar04

    Coal mine blast leaves dozens missing in eastern Ukraine

    A huge blast rocked a coal mine in Ukraine’s rebel-held east on Wednesday, leaving more than 30 workers missing amid shifting reports on the possible death toll.The speaker of Ukraine’s parliament at first said the explosion killed at least 32 people and injured dozens more deep in the mine in Donetsk, a stronghold of pro-Russian...

    US official: Obama still weighing sending arms to Ukraine
    Mar04

    US official: Obama still weighing sending arms to Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Both Republican and Democratic members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Wednesday stepped up pressure on the Obama… …read more Source:...

    US official: Obama still weighing sending arms to Ukraine
    Mar04

    US official: Obama still weighing sending arms to Ukraine

    By DEB RIECHMANN WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican chairman and ranking Democrat on the House Foreign Affairs Committee are stepping up their pressure on the Obama administration to support Ukraine with weapons to defend against attacks from anti-government insurgents backed by Russia.read more …read more Source: CNS...

    10 dead, dozens trapped after Ukraine mine blast
    Mar04

    10 dead, dozens trapped after Ukraine mine blast

    The explosion happened at the Zasyadko mine in the separatist-controlled city of Donetsk. …read more Source: USA...

    They’re Back: The Shoot-First, Sanction-Later, Would-Be Leaders of America
    Mar04

    They’re Back: The Shoot-First, Sanction-Later, Would-Be Leaders of America

    The Oscars may be behind us, but a lot of people were auditioning for the Republican Un-Diplomatic Oscars in Washington, D.C., last week. And most leaned toward the “shoot first” school. See if you can guess who made these (mostly) hawkish pitches at or while in town for the Conservative Political Action Conference (answers follow below): America...

    Russian court keeps hunger-striker Ukrainian pilot in jail
    Mar04

    Russian court keeps hunger-striker Ukrainian pilot in jail

    MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian court on Wednesday rejected an appeal to release a Ukrainian military officer who has been on hunger strike since mid-December in a Russian prison. Savchenko has been in Russian custody since June on charges that she provided guidance for a mortar attack that killed two Russian journalists who were covering the war between...

    Coal mine blast in eastern Ukraine kills at least 10
    Mar04

    Coal mine blast in eastern Ukraine kills at least 10

    A methane explosion ripped through a coal mine before dawn Wednesday in war-torn eastern Ukraine, killing at least 10 workers, officials said. …read more Source: WAVE 3...

    Russia hopes ‘Putin koala’ still alive
    Mar04

    Russia hopes ‘Putin koala’ still alive

    Moscow (AFP) – Russia expressed hope Wednesday that a koala cuddled by President Vladimir Putin at a G20 summit was alive and well after Australia said it had killed off nearly 700 of the animals.Putin joined other world leaders in posing for photographs with the much-loved Australian creature at the talks in November, a lighthearted moment...

    Coal mine blast in eastern Ukraine kills at least 10
    Mar04

    Coal mine blast in eastern Ukraine kills at least 10

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — The speaker in Ukraine’s parliament says 32 workers have been killed by an explosion at coal mine in war-torn eastern Ukraine. Volodymyr Groysman told lawmakers that the accident happened before dawn Wednesday.read more …read more Source: CNS...