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    Russian Court Charges 2, Detains 3 Others in Nemtsov Killing
    Mar08

    Russian Court Charges 2, Detains 3 Others in Nemtsov Killing

    MOSCOW—Five men were behind bars Sunday either charged or suspected in the killing of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov, but details remained unclear in the case that has shaken Russia’s marginalized and struggling opposition movement. The five appeared in a Moscow court, where two of them were charged in connection with the shooting of Nemtsov...

    Ukraine’s women rebels don evening gowns for glam night
    Mar08

    Ukraine’s women rebels don evening gowns for glam night

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Yana Manuilova cuts an imposing figure in combat fatigues as a gun-toting rebel in eastern Ukraine.But to mark International Women’s Day she took time out from the war to zip herself into an evening gown and compete in a beauty pageant in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk.”Even in my military fatigues I...

    Russian court charges 2, detains 3 others in Nemtsov killing
    Mar08

    Russian court charges 2, detains 3 others in Nemtsov killing

    MOSCOW (AP) — Five men were behind bars Sunday either charged or suspected in the killing of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov, but details remained unclear in the case that has shaken Russia’s marginalized and struggling opposition movement. The three others include Gubashev’s younger brother Shagid, along with Khamzad Bakhaev and...

    5 detained in Nemtsov killing, one admits guilt
    Mar08

    5 detained in Nemtsov killing, one admits guilt

    MOSCOW — A Russian court on Sunday charged two men in the killing of leading opposition figure Boris Nemtsov and ordered three other suspects to remain in jail pending a decision on whether to file charges. Russian news agencies said one of those charged has admitted involvement in the crime. Judge Nataliya Mushnikova said that Zaur Dadaev made a...

    Russian court charges 2 suspects in killing of Boris Nemtsov
    Mar08

    Russian court charges 2 suspects in killing of Boris Nemtsov

    People follow the coffin of Boris Nemtsov during a farewell ceremony at the Sakharov center in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, March 3, 2015. (Pavel Golovkin/AP) MOSCOW — A Russian court on Sunday charged two men in the killing of leading opposition figure Boris Nemtsov and ordered three other suspects to remain in jail pending a decision on whether to...

    Five Held in Nemtsov Murder in Moscow
    Mar08

    Five Held in Nemtsov Murder in Moscow

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian authorities said on Sunday they were holding five men over the killing of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov, one of whom served in a police unit in the Russian region of Chechnya, according to a law enforcement official. The five men were frogmarched into a Moscow courtroom on Sunday, forced by masked security officers...

    Why countries default on their debts
    Mar08

    Why countries default on their debts

    So 2015 looks set to be a difficult year for countries struggling under heavy debt burdens. Only two months in and we have already seen precarious economic situations in states, including Greece and Ukraine, worsen substantially. Few would bet against the likelihood of a major debt restructuring in the near future. But have we become too afraid...

    Inside the rebel beauty pageant: Where fighters trade combat boots for high heels
    Mar08

    Inside the rebel beauty pageant: Where fighters trade combat boots for high heels

    Female rebel fighters who normally fight Ukrainian soldiers took Saturday off to take part in a beauty pageant. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Suicide Or Homicide? In Ukraine, Old-Guard Officials Dying Mysteriously
    Mar08

    Suicide Or Homicide? In Ukraine, Old-Guard Officials Dying Mysteriously

    Between January 26 and February 28, five Ukrainian officials with ties to the regime of ousted leader Viktor Yanukovych have been found dead of apparent suicide. What’s behind the wave of mysterious deaths? …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Official Calls for a European Union Army
    Mar08

    Official Calls for a European Union Army

    BERLIN (Reuters) – The European Union needs its own army to face up to Russia and other threats as well as restore the bloc’s foreign policy standing around the world, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker told a German newspaper on Sunday. Arguing that NATO was not enough because not all members of the transatlantic...