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    Germany’s RWE Completes Oil and Gas Sale to Russian Investor
    Mar02

    Germany’s RWE Completes Oil and Gas Sale to Russian Investor

    BERLIN— German energy company RWE says it has completed the 5.1 billion euro ($5.7 billion) sale of its oil and gas exploration and production division to a Russian-linked investment company. RWE AG announced the planned sale of its Dea unit to LetterOne Group, an international investment arm of Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman’s Alfa...

    UN rights office: Death toll in eastern Ukraine passes 6,000
    Mar02

    UN rights office: Death toll in eastern Ukraine passes 6,000

    UN rights office says death toll in eastern Ukraine passes 6,000, cites Russian involvement …read more Source:...

    Kerry, Russian FM meet in Geneva as Ukraine tensions simmer
    Mar02

    Kerry, Russian FM meet in Geneva as Ukraine tensions simmer

    Kerry, Russian FM meet in Geneva amid Ukraine rancour, talk of new sanctions …read more Source:...

    Russia, Ukraine hold emergency gas talks as cutoff looms
    Mar02

    Russia, Ukraine hold emergency gas talks as cutoff looms

    BRUSSELS (AP) — Russia and Ukraine’s energy ministers are holding emergency talks in Brussels as Russian gas giant Gazprom threatens to cut off deliveries to Ukraine for lack of payment. European Union energy spokesperson Anna-Kaisa Itkonen said Monday that the EU’s executive Commission will mediate between the sides in an attempt to...

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine displaces Donetsk’s soccer team
    Mar02

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine displaces Donetsk’s soccer team

    LVIV, Ukraine (AP) — The sleek stadium, built six years ago and host to some of Europe’s biggest soccer matches, is silent. It sits in the middle of the city of Donetsk, a war zone controlled by pro-Russian separatists battling Ukrainian troops…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Boris Nemtsov Killing: Mother Of Slain Leader’s Girlfriend Says Daughter Was ‘Set Up’
    Mar02

    Boris Nemtsov Killing: Mother Of Slain Leader’s Girlfriend Says Daughter Was ‘Set Up’

    The mother of Anna Duritskaya, the Ukrainian girlfriend of murdered Russian politician Boris Nemtsov, is worried that her daughter was “set up” in the opposition leader’s killing. Inna Duritskaya said that she has lost touch with her daughter, who is currently under armed guard in Moscow. …read more Source: International Business...

    Russia, Ukraine Hold Emergency Gas Talks as Cutoff Looms
    Mar02

    Russia, Ukraine Hold Emergency Gas Talks as Cutoff Looms

    Russia, Ukraine hold emergency gas talks in Brussels as Moscow threatens imminent cutoff …read more Source: ABC...

    Russia, Ukraine hold emergency gas talks in Brussels as Moscow threatens imminent cutoff
    Mar02

    Russia, Ukraine hold emergency gas talks in Brussels as Moscow threatens imminent cutoff

    Russia and Ukraine’s energy ministers are holding emergency talks in Brussels as Russian gas giant Gazprom threatens to cut off deliveries to Ukraine for lack of payment. …read more Source: FOX...

    Main Witness In Nemtsov Slaying Case: ‘I Didn’t See Killer’
    Mar02

    Main Witness In Nemtsov Slaying Case: ‘I Didn’t See Killer’

    The woman who was with Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov when he was gunned down says she did not see the killer because he came from behind. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s leader urges peacekeeping mission for the east
    Mar02

    Ukraine’s leader urges peacekeeping mission for the east

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) – Ukraine’s president signed a decree Monday opening the way to a formal request for international peacekeepers to be stationed in eastern regions where government forces are battling Russian-backed separatists. President Petro Poroshenko’s office said the appeal for a contingent of peacekeepers will be...