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    Russia: 2 suspects detained in murder of Boris Nemtsov
    Mar07

    Russia: 2 suspects detained in murder of Boris Nemtsov

    Kremlin critics say the spiteful nationalist propaganda on state television, which cast Nemtsov and other liberals as Western stooges, helped prepare the ground for his killing. “The atmosphere of mad aggression created by the state television … has signaled that you could do anything to the people expressing a different view, this...

    2 Arrested for Nemtsov Murder
    Mar07

    2 Arrested for Nemtsov Murder

    Russia has arrested two suspects for the murder of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, the head of Russia’s federal security Alexander Bortnikov told state television. Bortnikov said Saturday the two men he identified as Anzor Gubashev and Zaur Dadayev were from the North Caucasus region, but he gave no other details. It was not clear if...

    Russia: 2 suspects detained in murder of Boris Nemtsov
    Mar07

    Russia: 2 suspects detained in murder of Boris Nemtsov

    MOSCOW (AP) — The head of Russia’s federal security service said Saturday that two suspects have been detained in the killing a week ago of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov. Alexander Bortnikov made the statement on state television. He said the two suspects were from Russia’s North Caucasus region, but no other details were given....

    In EU foreign policy, strength through unity hard to come by
    Mar07

    In EU foreign policy, strength through unity hard to come by

    RIGA, Latvia (AP) — It was enough even for the normally unflappable European Union President Donald Tusk to start losing his cool. He stuttered, staggered his sentences, as he assessed what Russian President Vladimir Putin was doing to the EU’s brittle sense of unity. “One of the most important goals for President Putin today is to divide...

    In EU foreign policy, strength through unity hard to come by
    Mar07

    In EU foreign policy, strength through unity hard to come by

    For EU unity has been in short supply here on the shores of the Baltic Sea, where Europe’s top diplomats gathered this week to forge a common strategy on the Ukraine crisis. Several former Soviet bloc nations — including the three Baltic states and Tusk’s Poland — urge a tough line in the face of what they see as Russian aggression,...

    AP Essay: Of a plane still missing, and a planet still vast
    Mar07

    AP Essay: Of a plane still missing, and a planet still vast

    Searches of vast swaths of the Indian Ocean continue, pegged to a cocktail of science and optimism that we hope will provide some answers for those families left behind — and for the rest of us. With all that we’ve learned, it remains unique under the sun, enduring in the public consciousness, eating up millions of dollars in search efforts...

    Georgia’s Parliamentary Chief Says Relations With Russia Deteriorating
    Mar07

    Georgia’s Parliamentary Chief Says Relations With Russia Deteriorating

    WASHINGTON – The chairman of Georgia’s parliament says Tbilisi’s relations with Russia have deteriorated since start of the war in eastern Ukraine between Ukrainian government forces and Russian-backed separatists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s War Remains Focus Of EU Ministers Meeting In Riga
    Mar07

    Ukraine’s War Remains Focus Of EU Ministers Meeting In Riga

    European Union foreign ministers are meeting for a second day in the Latvian capital, Riga, on March 7 for talks focusing on the war in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Welcome to Ukraine: Wild West of Populist Politics
    Mar07

    Welcome to Ukraine: Wild West of Populist Politics

    In the wake of revolution and the midst of war, Ukrainian politics is becoming increasingly more volatile. Intent on proving their anti-establishment bona fides, public figures are turning to firebrand populism in an effort to bolster their own “authenticity” and folksiness. In a sense, the rise of populist politics and accompanying...

    Monitors Inspect Column of Heavy Weapons, as Ukraine Truce Holds
    Mar07

    Monitors Inspect Column of Heavy Weapons, as Ukraine Truce Holds

    European monitors in east Ukraine inspect a column of multiple rocket launchers, in the town of Artevemisk. The Ukrainian military is withdrawing its rocket systems from the front-line, as required in a European-brokered ceasefire deal that seems to be finally working. The head of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe says the...