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    Witness in Russian politician’s slaying gets death threats
    Mar06

    Witness in Russian politician’s slaying gets death threats

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Authorities in Ukraine say the sole witness in the killing in Moscow of prominent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov has received death threats since returning to her family home in Ukraine…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Witness in Russian politician’s slaying gets death threats
    Mar06

    Witness in Russian politician’s slaying gets death threats

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Authorities in Ukraine say the sole witness in the killing in Moscow of prominent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov has received death threats since returning to her family home in Ukraine. The General Prosecutor’s office in Kiev said in a statement Friday that Anna Duritskaya, the 23-year old model who was...

    Britain: EU to prepare possible new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine
    Mar06

    Britain: EU to prepare possible new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

    WARSAW (Reuters) – Britain’s foreign minister said on Friday the European Union would prepare possible new sanctions on Russia for its… …read more Source:...

    CAMERON: We’re willing to take sanctions on Russia ‘to a whole different level’
    Mar06

    CAMERON: We’re willing to take sanctions on Russia ‘to a whole different level’

    UK Prime Minister David Cameron is taking a harder stance on Russian president Vladimir Putin than his French and German colleagues. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal published early Friday, Cameron said the UK would be ready to take Russian sanctions “to a whole different level” if there was another surge in violence in...

    Ukraine’s Conflict Tops Agenda Of EU Foreign Ministers In Riga
    Mar06

    Ukraine’s Conflict Tops Agenda Of EU Foreign Ministers In Riga

    The Ukraine conflict is high on the agenda of two days of informal talks between European Union foreign ministers who are gathering in Latvia’s capital, Riga. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    MH 370: Malaysia Airlines Struggles to Salvage Its Image One Year On
    Mar06

    MH 370: Malaysia Airlines Struggles to Salvage Its Image One Year On

    The past year has been a terrible one for Malaysia Airlines. On March 8, 2014, Flight 370 from Kuala Lumpur bound for the Chinese capital Beijing lost contact with air traffic controllers less than an hour after takeoff, and vanished from radar screens shortly thereafter. What followed was an unprecedented multinational search across over a...

    Scribbled note shows Nemtsov on trail of Russian deaths in Ukraine
    Mar06

    Scribbled note shows Nemtsov on trail of Russian deaths in Ukraine

    MOSCOW — It may have been the last note that Boris Nemtsov ever wrote, a hurried scrawl in blue pen on a plain white sheet of letter-size paper. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Boeher, Congressional Leaders Call On Obama To Provide ‘Lethal Defensive Weapons’ To Ukraine
    Mar06

    Boeher, Congressional Leaders Call On Obama To Provide ‘Lethal Defensive Weapons’ To Ukraine

    House Speaker John Boehner and a bipartisan group of senior Congressional figures have written to President Obama, urging him to provide “lethal defensive weapons” to Ukraine in order to help the country defend itself from pro-Russian rebels. …read more Source: International Business...

    A good man in bad times: Remembering Boris Nemtsov
    Mar06

    A good man in bad times: Remembering Boris Nemtsov

    For those who knew him, the photo of Boris Nemtsov dead on the Moscow Bridge, just yards from the Kremlin walls, is heartbreaking. For Russians who remember the heady days of the early 1990s when anything seemed possible — days which Nemtsov once symbolized as much as any single public figure could — it would be a harsh reminder of how dark and...

    Tariq Ali: The Time Is Right for a Palace Revolution
    Mar06

    Tariq Ali: The Time Is Right for a Palace Revolution

    Photo by Rafael Tovar PRINCETON, N.J.—Tariq Ali is part of the royalty of the left. His more than 20 books on politics and history, his seven novels, his screenplays and plays and his journalism in the Black Dwarf newspaper, the New Left Review and other publications have made him one of the most trenchant critics of corporate capitalism. He...