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    Nemtsov’s Shaken Girlfriend Says She Didn’t See Killer
    Mar02

    Nemtsov’s Shaken Girlfriend Says She Didn’t See Killer

    Boris Nemtsov’s girlfriend has broken her public silence on the murder of the Russian opposition activist, saying she did not see the killer who gunned him down as they strolled across a bridge near the Kremlin. Speaking largely without emotion in deadened monosyllables, Ukrainian fashion model Anna Duritskaya said she had little...

    Estonian premier aims for coalition talks to create new govt
    Mar02

    Estonian premier aims for coalition talks to create new govt

    TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Estonia’s prime minister was preparing to form a new government Monday, a day after his ruling Reform Party won parliamentary elections. Taavi Roivas’ center-right group, which includes the Social Democrats, lost seven seats in the vote and now has 45 lawmakers in the 101-seat Parliament, prompting negotiations...

    Ukraine MPs, seeking IMF loan, to vote on austerity moves
    Mar02

    Ukraine MPs, seeking IMF loan, to vote on austerity moves

    Ed AdamczykKIEV, Ukraine, March 2 (UPI) — Ukraine’s Parliament is preparing to vote on reforms, ordered by the International Monetary Fund to secure a loan, as inflation in Ukraine continues to soar. …read more Source: United Press...

    Putin critic Nemtsov’s date says she did not see his killer
    Mar02

    Putin critic Nemtsov’s date says she did not see his killer

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Ukrainian woman with Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov when he was gunned down told Russia media on Monday that she did not see his killer, as conflicting reports emerged about the availability of surveillance footage showing the slaying. According to Russian investigators, he was walking home on a Moscow bridge near the Kremlin with...

    Poroshenko Awards Savchenko Highest National Honor
    Mar02

    Poroshenko Awards Savchenko Highest National Honor

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has awarded the country’s highest national honor to pilot Nadia Savchenko. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Woman with Nemtsov when he was killed ‘didn’t see anything’
    Mar02

    Woman with Nemtsov when he was killed ‘didn’t see anything’

    The Ukrainian woman with Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov when he was gunned down told Russia media on Monday that she did not see his killer, as conflicting reports emerged about the availability of surveillance footage showing the slaying. …read more Source: CTV...

    Putin critic Nemtsov’s date says she did not see his killer
    Mar02

    Putin critic Nemtsov’s date says she did not see his killer

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Ukrainian woman with Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov when he was gunned down told Russia media on Monday that she did not see his killer, as conflicting reports emerged about the availability of surveillance footage showing the slaying…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Hollande Calls for Immediate Ukraine Truce, Heavy Weapon Pull-back
    Mar02

    Hollande Calls for Immediate Ukraine Truce, Heavy Weapon Pull-back

    French President Francois Hollande repeated demands Monday for an immediate ceasefire in Ukraine and the withdrawal of heavy weapons following a meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. “The Minsk accord is the only way to re-establish peace,” Hollande told a news conference. “France’s position is that the...

    Boris Nemtsov’s Ukrainian Girlfriend Still Being Held by Moscow Police
    Mar02

    Boris Nemtsov’s Ukrainian Girlfriend Still Being Held by Moscow Police

    The Ukrainian girlfriend of murdered Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, Anna Duritskaya, is still being held by Moscow police who she says are “physically preventing” her from leaving their supervision despite her not being a suspect. Duritskaya, who is currently under round-the-clock police supervision in a friend’s Moscow flat, has...

    UN: Deaths Top 6,000 in E. Ukraine Conflict
    Mar02

    UN: Deaths Top 6,000 in E. Ukraine Conflict

    The United Nations says the number of people killed in eastern Ukraine since fighting broke out in April now tops 6,000. A new report by the U.N. Human Rights Office says fighting between Russian-backed rebels and the Ukrainian government and the ensuing death toll continue to escalate in spite of successive cease-fires. U.N. human rights...