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    Ukraine’s Mariupol Holds Its Breath For Next Rebel Move
    Mar02

    Ukraine’s Mariupol Holds Its Breath For Next Rebel Move

    Scanning the sky for incoming artillery fire has become a force of habit for Ukrainian beetroot-seller Svetlana Kumurzhi, who dived under her wooden stall in government-held Mariupol when shells rained down a month ago. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Ukraine Military Says Rebels Using Truce To Regroup
    Mar02

    Ukraine Military Says Rebels Using Truce To Regroup

    Ukraine’s military said on Sunday a ceasefire had been fully observed in eastern separatist territories overnight, but warned that pro-Russian rebels were using the truce to regroup for new attacks on government positions. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Nemtsov And The Crisis In Ukraine
    Mar02

    Nemtsov And The Crisis In Ukraine

    After the shock and grief associated with the sudden murder of Boris Nemtsov, the former Russian deputy Prime Minister under President Boris Yeltsin, speculation grew about who killed him. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Kerry, Lavrov in ‘Hopeful’ Talks as Ukraine Toll Tops 6,000
    Mar02

    Kerry, Lavrov in ‘Hopeful’ Talks as Ukraine Toll Tops 6,000

    The U.S. and Russian foreign ministers expressed cautious optimism after holding talks in Geneva Monday to end fighting in Ukraine, where the U.N. says more than 6,000 people have died in less than a year. …read more Source:...

    Kremlin-Friendly Media Offers Explanations for Nemtsov’s Murder
    Mar02

    Kremlin-Friendly Media Offers Explanations for Nemtsov’s Murder

    Speculation surrounding the murder of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov has raged after he was shot in central Moscow in the early hours of Saturday morning. Many observers have already added Nemtsov to the mounting list of names of Kremlin opponents who have been killed in highly suspicious circumstances such as journalist Anna...

    EU Mediates Gas Talks Between Russia, Ukraine
    Mar02

    EU Mediates Gas Talks Between Russia, Ukraine

    Russia and Ukrainian energy ministers got together for key gas talks in Brussels, amid threats by Russia’s Gazprom to cut off deliveries to Ukraine. Russia and Ukraine have sparred over gas deliveries and payments before. With the conflict in eastern Ukraine further deepening divisions between the two countries, their energy ministers...

    Poland Senate speaker says Russia denies him entry for Nemtsov funeral
    Mar02

    Poland Senate speaker says Russia denies him entry for Nemtsov funeral

    Warsaw (AFP) – Poland’s Senate speaker Bogdan Borusewicz said Monday that Russia had denied him entry for the funeral of outspoken opposition activist Boris Nemtsov, who was gunned down in central Moscow on Friday.”I wanted to pay respect to the slain Boris Nemtsov and to all Russians who think like him. But I have just learnt...

    Netherlands Boosts Defence Spending in Light of MH17
    Mar02

    Netherlands Boosts Defence Spending in Light of MH17

    The Netherlands might be better known for its tulip fields and liberal ideals than bombs and bullets. However, a report commissioned by the European Leadership Network (ELN) has found that the Dutch are bucking the trend in western Europe in terms of military spending. The Dutch government boosted its defence budget to €8 billion for the fiscal...

    Boris Nemtsov’s model girlfriend not allowed to leave Russia
    Mar02

    Boris Nemtsov’s model girlfriend not allowed to leave Russia

    The Ukrainian model girlfriend of slain anti-Putin activist Boris Nemtsov says she has been forbidden from leaving Russia. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    After Nemstov’s Murder, the Russian Opposition Seeks a Way Forward
    Mar02

    After Nemstov’s Murder, the Russian Opposition Seeks a Way Forward

    “First they shot down a Boeing in Ukraine and we thought nothing could be worse and now this nightmare, also a huge crash for Russia… Nobody should dare to gun down people by the Kremlin wall – this is unacceptable,” Olga Riabova, a designer, insists, sitting round a table with her friends under a crystal chandelier in a glamourous Moscow...