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    EU condemns Russia over Nemtsov funeral bans
    Mar03

    EU condemns Russia over Nemtsov funeral bans

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has strongly condemned Russia for banning Polish and Latvian officials from entering the country to attend slain Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov’s funeral. In the wake of the fighting in eastern Ukraine and Moscow’s annexation last year of the Crimean Peninsula, the EU has imposed visa bans on 151...

    Obama holding video talk with European leaders on Ukraine
    Mar03

    Obama holding video talk with European leaders on Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is holding a video conference with European leaders to discuss their push for peace in Ukraine and other… …read more Source:...

    More Violence Reported In East Ukraine Despite Truce
    Mar03

    More Violence Reported In East Ukraine Despite Truce

    Ukraine says that three of its servicemen have been killed and nine wounded in the previous 24 hours in the country’s east. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Automakers vow not to give up on weak-selling electrics
    Mar03

    Automakers vow not to give up on weak-selling electrics

    GENEVA (AP) — Top automakers are vowing not to give up on weak-selling electric vehicles – even as they unveil an array of powerful luxury cars with conventional engines aimed at a growing global automarket. BMW AG CEO Norbert Reithofer said Tuesday at the Geneva International Motor Show that his company cannot do without battery-powered vehicles...

    10 things you need to know before the opening bell (DIA, SPY, SPX, QQQ)
    Mar03

    10 things you need to know before the opening bell (DIA, SPY, SPX, QQQ)

    Here is what you need to know. Russia and Ukraine have a temporary gas deal in place. The overnight agreement will supply Ukraine with gas for the month of March. “Under the deal sealed in Brussels, Ukraine’s Naftogaz will pre-pay and order sufficient quantities of gas to ensure all domestic consumption for March and guarantee...

    Ukraine hikes key interest rate to 30%
    Mar03

    Ukraine hikes key interest rate to 30%

    Ukraine’s central bank said it will raise its key refinancing rate to 30 percent from 19.5 percent from Wednesday. …read more Source:...

    Boris Nemtsov and the End of Two Eras
    Mar03

    Boris Nemtsov and the End of Two Eras

    Sergei Kapukhin/Reuters As remembrances poured in over the weekend for murdered Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, writers appeared to mourn not just a man but a moment in Russian politics, when critics of President Vladimir Putin seemed to be at the height of their power. That moment, many acknowledged, had passed well before Nemtsov was...

    Mourners pay their respects to slain Putin critic Boris Nemtsov in Moscow
    Mar03

    Mourners pay their respects to slain Putin critic Boris Nemtsov in Moscow

    KIEV, Ukraine — Thousands of mourners, including government officials and European diplomats, queued for nearly a mile in Moscow on Tuesday to pay their respects to Boris Nemtsov, the Russian opposition leader gunned down near the Kremlin last Friday. See also: Nemtsov’s girlfriend on murder: ‘I didn’t see anything’...

    ‘Do Not Mess With Me!’ — Video Sings Praises Of Russian Imperialism
    Mar03

    ‘Do Not Mess With Me!’ — Video Sings Praises Of Russian Imperialism

    A new video titled I’m A Russian Occupier defends Russia’s occupation of neighboring countries and warns the world not to “mess” with Russians. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia, Ukraine reach gas deal for March
    Mar03

    Russia, Ukraine reach gas deal for March

    Ed AdamczykBRUSSELS, March 3 (UPI) — Ukraine and Russia have agreed to a gas shipment deal which will keep Ukraine supplied with natural gas until the end of March. …read more Source: United Press...