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    Putin Says He’ll Rid Russia of ‘Shame and Tragedies’ of Political Killings
    Mar04

    Putin Says He’ll Rid Russia of ‘Shame and Tragedies’ of Political Killings

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says it is “necessary to finally rid Russia of the shame and tragedies” of political killings following the murder of former deputy prime minister Boris Nemtsov. Putin’s televised remarks to the interior ministry come several days after Nemtsov was fatally shot on Friday, the BBC reports. Nemtsov had been a...

    Putin calls opposition politician’s slaying a ‘disgrace’
    Mar04

    Putin calls opposition politician’s slaying a ‘disgrace’

    MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday called the slaying of his top critic a “disgrace” to Russia, while the opposition promised to complete Boris Nemtsov’s work on a report documenting evidence of Russian troops’ involvement in fighting in eastern Ukraine…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Putin calls Boris Nemtsov murder a ‘disgrace’ to Russia
    Mar04

    Putin calls Boris Nemtsov murder a ‘disgrace’ to Russia

    President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday called the slaying of his top critic a ‘disgrace’ to Russia, while the opposition promised to complete Boris Nemtsov’s work on a report documenting evidence of Russian troops’ involvement in fighting in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: CTV...

    US official: Obama still weighing sending arms to Ukraine
    Mar04

    US official: Obama still weighing sending arms to Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican chairman and ranking Democrat on the House Foreign Affairs Committee are stepping up their pressure on the Obama administration to support Ukraine with weapons to defend against attacks from anti-government insurgents backed by Russia. …read more Source: U.S....

    Dozens Feared Dead in Donetsk Mine Explosion
    Mar04

    Dozens Feared Dead in Donetsk Mine Explosion

    Dozens were feared dead or injured and at least 50 miners remained trapped underground after an explosion ripped through a coal mine in the war-torn eastern Ukrainian region of Donetsk Wednesday morning. Around 230 miners were working in the Zasyadko mine in separatist-controlled Donetsk when the explosion occurred, according to Deutsche-Welle....

    Coal mine blast leaves dozens missing in eastern Ukraine
    Mar04

    Coal mine blast leaves dozens missing in eastern Ukraine

    A huge blast rocked a coal mine in Ukraine’s rebel-held east on Wednesday, leaving more than 30 workers missing amid shifting reports on the possible death toll.The speaker of Ukraine’s parliament at first said the explosion killed at least 32 people and injured dozens more deep in the mine in Donetsk, a stronghold of pro-Russian...

    U.S. Official: World Expects Russia To Find Nemtsov’s Killers
    Mar04

    U.S. Official: World Expects Russia To Find Nemtsov’s Killers

    U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland says Washington expects a thorough investigation into the slaying of Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov that finds those responsible for the killing …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    US official: Obama still weighing sending arms to Ukraine
    Mar04

    US official: Obama still weighing sending arms to Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Both Republican and Democratic members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Wednesday stepped up pressure on the Obama… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine coal mine blast kills at least 10
    Mar04

    Ukraine coal mine blast kills at least 10

    A methane explosion ripped through a coal mine before dawn Wednesday in war-torn eastern Ukraine, killing at least 10 workers, officials said. …read more Source:...

    US official: Obama still weighing sending arms to Ukraine
    Mar04

    US official: Obama still weighing sending arms to Ukraine

    By DEB RIECHMANN WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican chairman and ranking Democrat on the House Foreign Affairs Committee are stepping up their pressure on the Obama administration to support Ukraine with weapons to defend against attacks from anti-government insurgents backed by Russia.read more …read more Source: CNS...