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    Funeral Of Russian Opposition Leader Boris Nemtsov Held In Moscow
    Mar03

    Funeral Of Russian Opposition Leader Boris Nemtsov Held In Moscow

    MOSCOW (AP) — One by one, thousands of mourners and dignitaries filed past the white-lined coffin of slain Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov on Tuesday, many offering flowers as they paid their last respects to one of the most prominent figures of Russia’s beleaguered opposition.So many came, that when the viewing ended after its scheduled four...

    EU condemns Russia over Nemtsov funeral bans
    Mar03

    EU condemns Russia over Nemtsov funeral bans

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has strongly condemned Russia for banning Polish and Latvian officials from entering the country to attend slain Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov’s funeral. In the wake of the fighting in eastern Ukraine and Moscow’s annexation last year of the Crimean Peninsula, the EU has imposed visa bans on 151...

    Pro-Russian Imperialism Video Goes Viral
    Mar03

    Pro-Russian Imperialism Video Goes Viral

    An online video defending Russian imperialism, which states that its intended recipient is U.S. president Barack Obama has gone viral, attracting millions of views and has even been tweeted by Russia’s deputy prime minister. The sophisticated propaganda video, entitled, I, Russian Occupier, uses impressive graphics skills and video game...

    Obama holding video talk with European leaders on Ukraine
    Mar03

    Obama holding video talk with European leaders on Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is holding a video conference with European leaders to discuss their push for peace in Ukraine and other… …read more Source:...

    More Violence Reported In East Ukraine Despite Truce
    Mar03

    More Violence Reported In East Ukraine Despite Truce

    Ukraine says that three of its servicemen have been killed and nine wounded in the previous 24 hours in the country’s east. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Automakers vow not to give up on weak-selling electrics
    Mar03

    Automakers vow not to give up on weak-selling electrics

    GENEVA (AP) — Top automakers are vowing not to give up on weak-selling electric vehicles – even as they unveil an array of powerful luxury cars with conventional engines aimed at a growing global automarket. BMW AG CEO Norbert Reithofer said Tuesday at the Geneva International Motor Show that his company cannot do without battery-powered vehicles...

    10 things you need to know before the opening bell (DIA, SPY, SPX, QQQ)
    Mar03

    10 things you need to know before the opening bell (DIA, SPY, SPX, QQQ)

    Here is what you need to know. Russia and Ukraine have a temporary gas deal in place. The overnight agreement will supply Ukraine with gas for the month of March. “Under the deal sealed in Brussels, Ukraine’s Naftogaz will pre-pay and order sufficient quantities of gas to ensure all domestic consumption for March and guarantee...

    Ukraine hikes key interest rate to 30%
    Mar03

    Ukraine hikes key interest rate to 30%

    Ukraine’s central bank said it will raise its key refinancing rate to 30 percent from 19.5 percent from Wednesday. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Central Bank Lifts Key Rate to 30%
    Mar03

    Ukraine Central Bank Lifts Key Rate to 30%

    Ukraine’s central bank raised its refinancing rate to 30%, as part of a package of measures aimed at stabilizing the country’s financial system. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    FP’s Situation Report: Iraq gives the U.S. a surprise of its own; Clapper wants guns for Ukraine; Russia brings its anti-gay agenda to the U.N.; and much more from around the world.
    Mar03

    FP’s Situation Report: Iraq gives the U.S. a surprise of its own; Clapper wants guns for Ukraine; Russia brings its anti-gay agenda to the U.N.; and much more from around the world.

    By David Francis with Sabine Muscat Iraq repays DoD’s Mosul leaks with a surprise of its own. Iraqi officials were angry after the Pentagon released details on plans without Baghdad’s approval to retake Mosul. They returned the favor Monday with an unexpected offensive to retake Tikrit from the Islamic State. FP’s Kate Brannen...