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    Russia: 2 Suspects Detained In Boris Nemtsov’s Murder
    Mar07

    Russia: 2 Suspects Detained In Boris Nemtsov’s Murder

    MOSCOW (AP) — Two suspects have been detained in the killing a week ago of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, the head of Russia’s federal security service said Saturday, an announcement received with both skepticism and reserved satisfaction by some of Nemtsov’s comrades. Alexander Bortnikov, in comments shown on state television,...

    Russia: 2 Suspects Detained in Murder of Boris Nemtsov
    Mar07

    Russia: 2 Suspects Detained in Murder of Boris Nemtsov

    (MOSCOW) — Two suspects have been detained in the killing a week ago of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, the head of Russia’s federal security service said Saturday, an announcement received with both skepticism and reserved satisfaction by some of Nemtsov’s comrades. Alexander Bortnikov, in comments shown on state television,...

    St. Petersburg ‘Novorossia’ Museum — Shrine To An Imaginary Reality?
    Mar07

    St. Petersburg ‘Novorossia’ Museum — Shrine To An Imaginary Reality?

    A citizen activist plans to open a museum in St. Petersburg devoted to the Russian view of the war in eastern Ukraine. But some culture specialists fear such initiatives echo Soviet-era efforts to rewrite history to match current politics. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Pro-Russian Rebels In Ukraine Say Weapons Pullback Complete
    Mar07

    Pro-Russian Rebels In Ukraine Say Weapons Pullback Complete

    Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine claim to have completed an agreed withdrawal of heavy weapons in line with recent cease-fire deals, though a report from Donetsk suggested artillery fire there was continuing around the time of the announcement. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU warms a little to Belarus as relations with Moscow hit lows over Ukraine
    Mar07

    EU warms a little to Belarus as relations with Moscow hit lows over Ukraine

    The European Union is starting to warm to Belarus again after years of bitter division during which the east European nation was coined as “the last dictatorship” on the continent. …read more Source: FOX...

    EU warms, a little, to Belarus as Russia relations freeze
    Mar07

    EU warms, a little, to Belarus as Russia relations freeze

    RIGA, Latvia (AP) — The European Union is starting to warm to Belarus again after years of bitter division during which the east European nation was coined as “the last dictatorship” on the continent. At the end of Saturday’s EU foreign affairs meeting, the Latvian host said that as relations with Russia take a further dive “we see the...

    EU Warms, a Little, to Belarus as Russia Relations Freeze
    Mar07

    EU Warms, a Little, to Belarus as Russia Relations Freeze

    EU warms a little to Belarus as relations with Moscow hit lows over Ukraine …read more Source: ABC...

    Russia-Canada war of words turns hostile amid Nazi accusations
    Mar07

    Russia-Canada war of words turns hostile amid Nazi accusations

    A 93-year-old Quebec beekeeper accused of being a Nazi war criminal has become the latest salvo in an increasingly hostile war of words between the Canadian and Russian governments. The two countries have been slinging insults and accusations at each other on Twitter and other social media since Russia annexed Crimea and began providing military...

    Russian authorities arrest 2 suspects in Boris Nemtsov murder probe
    Mar07

    Russian authorities arrest 2 suspects in Boris Nemtsov murder probe

    KIEV, Ukraine — Russian authorities have arrested two men on suspicion of killing opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, state media reported the head of Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) Alexander Bortnikov as saying on Saturday. See also: Ukrainian girlfriend of Boris Nemtsov under protection after death threats Phone taps and evidence...

    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...