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    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

    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:...

    In Ukraine, U.S. Is Forfeiting New Cold War
    Mar02

    In Ukraine, U.S. Is Forfeiting New Cold War

    No, the Soviet Union isn’t coming back. However, the Russian Federation is reasserting itself and a new Cold War has already opened. The first front in this war is Ukraine. How the United States responds now will influence how Russia acts and how Europe evolves for the rest of this century. Punishing Russia economically is poor consolation...

    Nemtsov’s Murder Deepens Russia’s Journey Down a Dark Path
    Mar02

    Nemtsov’s Murder Deepens Russia’s Journey Down a Dark Path

    His killing has once again shaken the world of Russian politics and has shown just how sick it is with hatred, mistrust and intolerance — even toward a former senior Russian official. Many have expressed their condolences. Some of those sentiments were sincere — even coming from his political opponents, while some were insincere...

    Russia, Ukraine hold emergency gas talks in Brussels
    Mar02

    Russia, Ukraine hold emergency gas talks in Brussels

    BRUSSELS — Russia and Ukraine’s energy ministers are holding emergency talks after the Russian gas supplier said it would cut off deliveries to the war-torn country as soon as Tuesday if it does not get new payments. The European Union, which is mediating the talks in Brussels hoping to keep gas flowing despite the dispute, imports around...

    Cease-fires Haven’t Halted ‘Merciless Devastation of Civilian Lives’ in Ukraine, U.N. Says
    Mar02

    Cease-fires Haven’t Halted ‘Merciless Devastation of Civilian Lives’ in Ukraine, U.N. Says

    The civilian and military death toll in the conflict in eastern Ukraine is estimated to have surpassed 6,000, with hundreds killed in fighting in the past few weeks, according to a new report by the United Nations released Monday. The conflict first began in April 2014, when pro-Russian separatists took control of buildings in the eastern...

    Polish top senator: Russia banned me from Nemtsov’s funeral
    Mar02

    Polish top senator: Russia banned me from Nemtsov’s funeral

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s Senate speaker said Monday that Russia’s authorities have denied him entry into the country for the funeral of slain Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov. Bogdan Borusewicz — Poland’s leading opposition activist under communism — was to lead a delegation of Polish politicians and lawmakers attending...

    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...

    All About That Brass: The Ukraine-Russia-UAE Weapons Triangle
    Mar02

    All About That Brass: The Ukraine-Russia-UAE Weapons Triangle

    The Ukraine-Emirates relationship is growing, the Russian-Emirates cooperation is booming. The Russian-Ukrainian standoff is muddling through. The Ukrainian defense ministry says the country’s army has begun to withdraw heavy weaponry from the front line of the conflict in the east in accordance with the Minsk accords. The rebels in the...

    Mother of witness speaks out
    Mar02

    Mother of witness speaks out

    The Ukrainian girlfriend of slain Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov faces constant psychological pressure from Moscow authorities and fears she will be implicated in his death, her mother told CNN. …read more Source:...

    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...