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    Memorial to Kremlin Critic Nemtsov Vandalized, Then Restored
    Mar26

    Memorial to Kremlin Critic Nemtsov Vandalized, Then Restored

    MOSCOW— Nationalists have vandalized a makeshift memorial to Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov on the site of his killing, but it has been quickly restored. Nemtsov, a former deputy prime minister and a top critic of President Vladimir Putin, was shot and killed on Feb. 27 on a bridge near the Kremlin. Mourners set up a memorial at the site...

    The Bad Optics Of The NATO Snub
    Mar26

    The Bad Optics Of The NATO Snub

    The Secretary General of NATO is knocking at the White House door, but nobody seems to be home. Josh Rogin at Bloomberg View reports: President Barack Obama has yet to meet with the new head of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, and won’t see Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg this week, even though he is in Washington for three days....

    The Daily Vertical: Silly Season
    Mar26

    The Daily Vertical: Silly Season

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. Viewers can suggest topics via Twitter@PowerVertical or on the Power Vertical Facebook page. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kerry presses Iran as nuclear deadline looms
    Mar26

    Kerry presses Iran as nuclear deadline looms

    Lausanne (AFP) – US Secretary of State John Kerry and his Iranian counterpart held down-to-the-wire talks in Switzerland Thursday, with US officials insisting the contours of a historic nuclear deal were in sight just days before a deadline.”We very much believe that we can get this done by (March) 31,” said a senior State...

    Ukraine’s whole banking system is falling apart
    Mar26

    Ukraine’s whole banking system is falling apart

    Ukraine’s banks are suffering as a combination of a currency collapse and a deep recession stretch their balance sheets to breaking point. So far this year 12 Ukrainian banks have lost their licenses and 14 have been placed under temporary administration, according to ratings agency Moody’s. That comes after 17 banks lost their...

    Russian Lawmaker Who Opposed Crimea Seizure May Lose Immunity
    Mar26

    Russian Lawmaker Who Opposed Crimea Seizure May Lose Immunity

    Russia’s lower pariament house may pave the way for the prosecution of the only member who voted against the annexation of Crimea from Ukraine last year. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Luba Kachmarsky Bears Witness to Famine Genocide in Ukraine
    Mar26

    Luba Kachmarsky Bears Witness to Famine Genocide in Ukraine

    Hamilton’s Luba Kachmarska, 92, can still vividly recall the starvation she and millions of others in Ukraine suffered at the hands of the Soviets when she was a girl of 10. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Russian parliament to rule on opposition lawmaker
    Mar26

    Russian parliament to rule on opposition lawmaker

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian parliament is to consider a prosecutors’ request to proceed with legal actions against the lone lawmaker who voted against the annexation of Crimea and is suspected of embezzlement. …read more Source: U.S....

    Ukraine World’s Top Security Issue
    Mar26

    Ukraine World’s Top Security Issue

    Conservative cabinet minister Chris Alexander says the situation in Ukraine is the biggest security issue facing the world today, even as his government debates expanding its military actions in the Middle East. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Clashes Erupt Near Donetsk During Soldiers’ Rescue Effort
    Mar26

    Clashes Erupt Near Donetsk During Soldiers’ Rescue Effort

    Ukrainian soldiers traded heavy fire with separatists as they tried to evacuate a wounded soldier from the no-man’s-land between the two sides. The fighting broke out on March 25 in the village of Pisky north of separatist-held Donetsk. (Reuters) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...