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    Russia, Ukraine hold emergency gas talks as cutoff looms
    Mar02

    Russia, Ukraine hold emergency gas talks as cutoff looms

    BRUSSELS (AP) — Russia and Ukraine’s energy ministers are holding emergency talks in Brussels as Russian gas giant Gazprom threatens to cut off deliveries to Ukraine for lack of payment. European Union energy spokesperson Anna-Kaisa Itkonen said Monday that the EU’s executive Commission will mediate between the sides in an attempt to...

    Boris Nemtsov Killing: Mother Of Slain Leader’s Girlfriend Says Daughter Was ‘Set Up’
    Mar02

    Boris Nemtsov Killing: Mother Of Slain Leader’s Girlfriend Says Daughter Was ‘Set Up’

    The mother of Anna Duritskaya, the Ukrainian girlfriend of murdered Russian politician Boris Nemtsov, is worried that her daughter was “set up” in the opposition leader’s killing. Inna Duritskaya said that she has lost touch with her daughter, who is currently under armed guard in Moscow. …read more Source: International Business...

    Main Witness In Nemtsov Slaying Case: ‘I Didn’t See Killer’
    Mar02

    Main Witness In Nemtsov Slaying Case: ‘I Didn’t See Killer’

    The woman who was with Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov when he was gunned down says she did not see the killer because he came from behind. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s leader urges peacekeeping mission for the east
    Mar02

    Ukraine’s leader urges peacekeeping mission for the east

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) – Ukraine’s president signed a decree Monday opening the way to a formal request for international peacekeepers to be stationed in eastern regions where government forces are battling Russian-backed separatists. President Petro Poroshenko’s office said the appeal for a contingent of peacekeepers will be...

    Ukraine’s Leader Urges Peacekeeping Mission for the East
    Mar02

    Ukraine’s Leader Urges Peacekeeping Mission for the East

    Ukraine’s president has a signed a decree opening the way to a formal request for international peacekeepers to be stationed in eastern regions where government forces are battling Russian-backed separatists.President Petro Poroshenko’s office said Monday the appeal for a… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s leader urges peacekeeping mission for the east
    Mar02

    Ukraine’s leader urges peacekeeping mission for the east

    Ukraine’s president signed a decree Monday opening the way to a formal request for international peacekeepers to be stationed in eastern regions where government forces are battling Russian-backed separatists. …read more Source: WAVE 3...

    John Kerry, Russian FM meet in Geneva as Ukraine tensions simmer
    Mar02

    John Kerry, Russian FM meet in Geneva as Ukraine tensions simmer

    GENEVA – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met Monday with his Russian counterpart in what appeared to be less than amicable talks amid continuing tensions over Ukraine and American calls for a full probe into the murder of a prominent opposition figure in Moscow. Neither Kerry nor Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov smiled or spoke...

    Kerry, Lavrov meet in Geneva amid Ukraine rancour
    Mar02

    Kerry, Lavrov meet in Geneva amid Ukraine rancour

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met Monday with his Russian counterpart in what appeared to be less than amicable talks amid continuing tensions over Ukraine and American calls for a full probe into the murder of a prominent opposition figure in Moscow. …read more Source: CTV...

    Conflicting reports about CCTV footage of Boris Nemtsov’s murder
    Mar02

    Conflicting reports about CCTV footage of Boris Nemtsov’s murder

    The investigation into the killing of Boris Nemtsov, a fierce critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin who was gunned down not far from the Kremlin, faced conflicting reports Monday about possible surveillance footage of his slaying. See also: ‘Heroes never die!’: Russians honor opposition leader Boris Nemtsov in massive rally No...

    U.N: Death toll in eastern Ukraine passes 6,000
    Mar02

    U.N: Death toll in eastern Ukraine passes 6,000

    BERLIN – More than 6,000 people have died in eastern Ukraine since the start of the conflict almost a year ago that has led to a “merciless devastation of civilian lives and infrastructure,” the U.N. human rights office said Monday. Hundreds of civilians and military personnel have been killed in recent weeks alone after an upswing in fighting...