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    Woman with slain Putin critic says she didn’t see his killer
    Mar03

    Woman with slain Putin critic says she didn’t see his killer

    MOSCOW — The 23-year-old Ukrainian model who was with slain opposition leader Boris Nemtsov tearfully recounted Monday their last dinner in a chic Red Square restaurant and their walk onto a nearby bridge — but said she did not see the gunman who pulled the trigger. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    World Briefs: Latest clashes in Ukraine kill hundreds
    Mar03

    World Briefs: Latest clashes in Ukraine kill hundreds

    GENEVA — The United Nations said Monday that a sharp escalation in recent fighting in eastern Ukraine had left more than 800 people dead and more than 3,400 wounded, with hundreds missing and many buried without their deaths being recorded. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Ukraine Edges Closer to IMF Bailout as Economy Teeters
    Mar03

    Ukraine Edges Closer to IMF Bailout as Economy Teeters

    Lawmakers passed austerity measures intended to help secure a fresh bailout from the IMF, as the U.N. reported a new death toll from the conflict with Russia-backed rebels. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Bayern target top gear, Dresden braced for potent clash
    Mar03

    Bayern target top gear, Dresden braced for potent clash

    Berlin (AFP) – Holders Bayern Munich aim to hit top gear in their bid to reach the German Cup quarter-finals, while the authorities brace themselves for Borussia Dortmund’s trip to Dresden on Tuesday.Third-division Dynamo Dresden host Jurgen Klopp’s Dortmund in the cup’s third round against the backdrop of the riots which...

    Merkel Calls For More Ukraine Crisis Talks
    Mar03

    Merkel Calls For More Ukraine Crisis Talks

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has invited senior officials from Ukraine, Russia and France for another round of talks on the Ukraine crisis on March 6 in Berlin. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia, Ukraine Reach Gas Deal
    Mar03

    Russia, Ukraine Reach Gas Deal

    Russia and Ukraine have reached an agreement to ensure Russian gas supplies to Ukraine for the month of March, averting possible cuts that could have hit supplies to the European Union. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Nemtsov To Be Buried In Moscow
    Mar03

    Nemtsov To Be Buried In Moscow

    The funeral for Boris Nemtsov takes place in Moscow on March 3. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kerry Seeks Assurances of Russian Non-Interference in Ukraine
    Mar03

    Kerry Seeks Assurances of Russian Non-Interference in Ukraine

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has told his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, that his country could face further consequences to what he called its “already strained economy” if Moscow does not fully comply with a cease-fire in Ukraine. The two met, on Monday, on the sidelines of a U.N. Human Rights Council meeting in Geneva, where Kerry...

    China state media seen stepping-up anti-Western rhetoric
    Mar03

    China state media seen stepping-up anti-Western rhetoric

    BEIJING (AP) — Western values are a “ticket to hell,” a newspaper published by China’s Communist Party said in a recent editorial that held up Ukraine and some Arab countries as examples of outside ideas causing turmoil…. …read more Source: Associated...

    On the edge of peace — or catastrophe — in Ukraine
    Mar03

    On the edge of peace — or catastrophe — in Ukraine

    Unless Russia and the rebels it backs in eastern Ukraine find Mariupol an irresistible strategic target — in which case all bets are off, again — the Minsk II ceasefire and peace deal Angela Merkel brokered appears to have survived the battle of Debaltseve and may be taking hold. This tragic Slavic civil war has killed thousands and condemned...