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    Russia charges 2 suspects in murder of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov; 1 confesses
    Mar08

    Russia charges 2 suspects in murder of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov; 1 confesses

    KIEV, Ukraine — Five men suspected of killing Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov had their first day in court on Sunday, and one of them confessed to investigators of being involved in the crime, according to the presiding Russian judge. Moscow’s Basmanny Court arraigned Zaur Dadayev and Anzor Gubashev on murder charges. Dadayev, who was ordered...

    Report: Suspect in Nemtsov Killing Served in Chechen Police Unit
    Mar08

    Report: Suspect in Nemtsov Killing Served in Chechen Police Unit

    One of the men detained on suspicion of killing Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov served in a police unit in the Russian region of Chechnya, Russian news agencies quoted a law enforcement official as saying. Nemtsov was shot dead on the night of Feb. 27 within sight of the Kremlin walls, in the most high-profile killing of an opposition...

    Ukrainian serviceman killed despite ceasefire: Ukraine military
    Mar08

    Ukrainian serviceman killed despite ceasefire: Ukraine military

    KIEV (Reuters) – One Ukrainian serviceman has been killed and three wounded as a result of fighting in separatist eastern territories in the… …read more Source:...

    5 Nemtsov killing suspects arrive at court for arraignment
    Mar08

    5 Nemtsov killing suspects arrive at court for arraignment

    MOSCOW (AP) — Five suspects in the killing of prominent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov have been delivered to the court for arraignment, the spokeswoman for a Moscow court said Sunday. The statement by Anna Fedeeva to reporters outside the courthouse came one day after the Federal Security service said two suspects had been detained....

    Ukrainian Military: Serviceman Killed Despite Cease-Fire
    Mar08

    Ukrainian Military: Serviceman Killed Despite Cease-Fire

    Ukrainian military spokesman Andriy Lysenko said on March 8 that one Ukrainian serviceman has been killed and three wounded in fighting in separatist eastern territories in the past 24 hours, despite a cease-fire deal. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Moldova: Economic gains can defeat Ukraine separatists
    Mar08

    Moldova: Economic gains can defeat Ukraine separatists

    Moldova’s foreign minister says separatist regions will be won over by modernization. …read more Source: USA...

    Conservative ‘principled foreign policy’ amounts to little more than vote-seeking
    Mar08

    Conservative ‘principled foreign policy’ amounts to little more than vote-seeking

    Voters should treat most of what politicians say about themselves with the same kind of skepticism normally reserved for recorded telephone calls promising a free cruise. Consider the Conservative argument that, unlike the Liberals they replaced, they have a “principled foreign policy.” As Prime Minister Stephen Harper put it, under his...

    Ukraine Industry Seeks Ties With West, but Buckles in Crisis
    Mar08

    Ukraine Industry Seeks Ties With West, but Buckles in Crisis

    Ukraine hopes to get its industry connected with global market, but faces isolation and crisis …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine industry seeks ties with West, but buckles in crisis
    Mar08

    Ukraine industry seeks ties with West, but buckles in crisis

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Volodymyr Kuzovkin’s office is less than 50 miles from the European Union, but for him and his factory, the EU is a world away. …read more Source: U.S....

    Ukrainian soldiers ill-prepared for psychological toll of war
    Mar08

    Ukrainian soldiers ill-prepared for psychological toll of war

    DESNA, Ukraine — In a military training class north of Kiev late last month, volunteer instructor Viktor Mosgovoi led 30 would-be officers through hours of jumps, breathing exercises and group massages — Ukraine’s first mandatory psychological training for recruits. Read full article >> …read more Source: The Washington...