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    Russian Investigators: Nemtsov Killing May Be Provocation
    Feb28

    Russian Investigators: Nemtsov Killing May Be Provocation

    MOSCOW— Russia’s top investigative body says it is looking into several possible motives for the killing of prominent opposition figure Boris Nemtsov, including an attempt to destabilize the state, Islamic extremism, the Ukraine conflict and his personal life. A statement from the body, the Investigative Committee, did not address the...

    Western leaders condemn Nemtsov killing, press Kremlin
    Feb28

    Western leaders condemn Nemtsov killing, press Kremlin

    BERLIN — Western leaders are condemning the assassination of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov and pressing the Kremlin to ensure that the killing is investigated thoroughly. Here is a selection of comments.___”Mr. Nemtsov will be remembered as a fearless advocate of democracy, human rights and the rule of law in Russia. A leader...

    Ukraine’s Military Reports Significant Decrease in Fighting
    Feb28

    Ukraine’s Military Reports Significant Decrease in Fighting

    KIEV(Reuters) – Ukraine’s military said on Saturday there had been a significant decrease in attacks by pro-Russian separatists in the east overnight, but said rebels had fired GRAD missiles at the town of Avdiivka despite a two-week-old ceasefire deal. On Friday, Ukraine reported the first deaths among its servicemen in three days,...

    Russian investigators fail to mention Nemtsov was top Putin critic
    Feb28

    Russian investigators fail to mention Nemtsov was top Putin critic

    Russia’s top investigative body said Saturday it is looking into several possible motives for the killing of prominent opposition figure Boris Nemtsov, including an attempt to destabilize the state, Islamic extremism, the Ukraine conflict and his personal life. …read more Source: FOX...

    Isolated skirmishes hamper Ukraine truce
    Feb28

    Isolated skirmishes hamper Ukraine truce

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine said Saturday that isolated clashes were punctuating a shaky truce with pro-Russian rebels after international monitors warned that the conflict in the country stands at a “crossroads”.Kiev military spokesman Andriy Lysenko said that fighting had halted along most of the frontline but rebels were attacking...

    U.A.E. Won’t Supply Weapons to Ukraine
    Feb28

    U.A.E. Won’t Supply Weapons to Ukraine

    While the U.A.E. struck a defense agreement with Ukraine earlier this week, it said on Friday this would not include the provision of defensive weaponry. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    5 Things to Know About Estonia’s Parliamentary Election
    Feb28

    5 Things to Know About Estonia’s Parliamentary Election

    TALLINN, Estonia— Estonia’s center-right government is being challenged by a party that draws its support from the Baltic country’s Russian minority. Here are five things to know about Estonia’s parliamentary vote on Sunday: UKRAINE FACTOR Security is a key concern for Estonian voters following Russia’s intervention in...

    Russian investigators probe possible motives for killing of Putin critic
    Feb28

    Russian investigators probe possible motives for killing of Putin critic

    Russia’s top investigative body said Saturday it is looking into several possible motives for the killing of prominent opposition figure Boris Nemtsov, including an attempt to destabilize the state, Islamic extremism, the Ukraine conflict and his personal life. …read more Source: CTV...

    Western leaders condemn killing of Russia’s Nemtsov, press Kremlin for full investigation
    Feb28

    Western leaders condemn killing of Russia’s Nemtsov, press Kremlin for full investigation

    BERLIN – Western leaders are condemning the assassination of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov and pressing the Kremlin to ensure that the killing is thoroughly investigated.Prime Minister Stephen Harper said in a statement Friday night that he was “shocked and saddened” to learn Nemtsov had been gunned down in Moscow by...

    Shock after anti-Putin activist Boris Nemtsov shot dead near Kremlin
    Feb28

    Shock after anti-Putin activist Boris Nemtsov shot dead near Kremlin

    People in Moscow are reacting with shock today to news that Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was shot to death within metres of the Kremlin. …read more Source:...