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    5 Killings That Show How Dangerous It Is To Be A Kremlin Critic
    Feb28

    5 Killings That Show How Dangerous It Is To Be A Kremlin Critic

    MOSCOW (AP) — Prominent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov’s killing follows the slaying over the past decade of several other high-profile critics of President Vladimir Putin and his policies. Here is a look at some of the best-known cases.1. ANNA POLITKOVSKAYA Renowned journalist Anna Politkovskaya, 48, was fatally shot in the...

    Moscow March Set to Mourn Kremlin Critic Nemtsov
    Feb28

    Moscow March Set to Mourn Kremlin Critic Nemtsov

    Russia’s liberal circles were shocked by Friday night’s murder of renowned Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov, who was shot dead while walking in central Moscow. Meanwhile, the country’s political establishment has offered several interpretations of the murder. Notably, Nemtsov recently voiced fear that his staunch opposition to...

    Russian authorities probe motives for Boris Nemstov’s killing
    Feb28

    Russian authorities probe motives for Boris Nemstov’s killing

    Among the motives being considered are an attempt to destabilize the state, Islamic extremism, Ukraine conflict and Nemstov’s personal life. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Ukraine journalist killed, but ceasefire hopes rise
    Feb28

    Ukraine journalist killed, but ceasefire hopes rise

    A Ukrainian journalist was killed by shelling in east Ukraine on Saturday, his newspaper said, even as the Ukrainian military reported a significant drop in rebel attacks. …read more Source:...

    Boris Nemtsov killing: Several theories on shooting of Russian opposition leader
    Feb28

    Boris Nemtsov killing: Several theories on shooting of Russian opposition leader

    The killing of Boris Nemtsov, the Russian opposition leader who was a sharp critic of President Vladimir Putin and his policies on Ukraine, has ignited a fury among opposition figures and accusations the Kremlin may have played a role. …read more Source:...

    Poroshenko: Nemtsov Killed Over Plan To Reveal Moscow Links To Ukraine Conflict
    Feb28

    Poroshenko: Nemtsov Killed Over Plan To Reveal Moscow Links To Ukraine Conflict

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says Russian opposition politician and Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov was killed because he was going to reveal evidence of Moscow’s involvement in the separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kyiv: Ukrainian Journalist Killed In Eastern Shelling
    Feb28

    Kyiv: Ukrainian Journalist Killed In Eastern Shelling

    The Ukrainian military said a journalist was killed and three soldiers had been wounded in the past 24 hours in the eastern part of the country. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Photojournalist Killed in Shelling in Restive East
    Feb28

    Ukrainian Photojournalist Killed in Shelling in Restive East

    Ukrainian photojournalist killed in shelling in eastern Ukraine …read more Source: ABC...

    Russian Opposition Mourns Murdered Leader Nemtsov
    Feb28

    Russian Opposition Mourns Murdered Leader Nemtsov

    (Reuters) – Thousands of stunned Russians laid flowers and lit candles on Saturday on the bridge where opposition politician Boris Nemtsov was shot dead near the Kremlin, a murder that showed the risks of speaking out against President Vladimir Putin. Nemtsov, 55, was shot four times in the back by assailants in a white car as he walked...

    US leaders condemn killing of Russian opposition figure
    Feb28

    US leaders condemn killing of Russian opposition figure

    People gather at the site where Boris Nemtsov was murdered in central Moscow on Feb. 28. Credit: REUTERS/Maxim Zmeyev WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday condemned the killing of prominent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov. Obama said in a statement that Nemtsov was brutally murdered. He called on...