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    Two Killed as Clashes Threaten Fragile Ukraine Truce
    Mar01

    Two Killed as Clashes Threaten Fragile Ukraine Truce

    Two people have been killed by shelling in east Ukraine as isolated clashes rattled a shaky truce with pro-Russian rebels and observers warned the country was at a crossroads. Photographer Sergiy Nikolayev from Ukrainian daily Segodnya died after getting caught in fighting… …read more Source:...

    Shaky Ukraine ceasefire holds but tensions rise over gas
    Mar01

    Shaky Ukraine ceasefire holds but tensions rise over gas

    A row over natural gas supply flared Friday between Russia and Ukraine, even as a ceasefire between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine appeared to be taking hold. …read more Source:...

    Britain, Wary of Sanctions, Adds Pressure to Keep Russian From Buying Energy Unit
    Mar01

    Britain, Wary of Sanctions, Adds Pressure to Keep Russian From Buying Energy Unit

    The completion of the deal has been slowed by regulators’ concerns that Mikhail Fridman or his company might be targeted by expanded sanctions on the Russian energy industry stemming from the Ukraine conflict. …read more Source: The New York...

    Poroshenko: Nemtsov Planned to Reveal Russian Links to Ukraine Conflict
    Mar01

    Poroshenko: Nemtsov Planned to Reveal Russian Links to Ukraine Conflict

    Outside the heavily guarded Russian embassy in Kiev, a sign of respect lies in peace. This sign here reads Ukraine mourns, as residents pay tribute to Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov. Nemtsov was killed on Friday in Moscow. He is hailed by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko as a bridge between the two countries. …read more...

    Thousands of Stunned Russians Mourn Slain Opposition Figure
    Mar01

    Thousands of Stunned Russians Mourn Slain Opposition Figure

    Stunned, thousands of Russians are laying flowers and lighting candles on this Moscow bridge … where opposition politician Boris Nemtsov was gunned down late Friday night. The vocal critic of President Vladimir Putin was due to lead a march on Sunday against the war in Ukraine as well as Kremlin policies on the economy … but...

    Memo From Europe: Germans at the Crux of Crises, but Reluctantly
    Mar01

    Memo From Europe: Germans at the Crux of Crises, but Reluctantly

    Europe’s indispensable nation, at the center of crises over Ukraine and Greece and often uncomfortable with leadership, has had a rocky month. …read more Source: The New York...

    Boris Nemtsov’s murder investigated by group that answers to Putin
    Mar01

    Boris Nemtsov’s murder investigated by group that answers to Putin

    Russia’s top investigative body said Saturday it is looking into several possible motives for the killing of prominent opposition figure Boris Nemtsov, including an attempt to destabilize the state, Islamic extremism, the Ukraine conflict and his personal life. A statement from the body, the Investigative Committee — which answers to...

    Opposition leaders accuse Russia in assassination of Putin critic
    Mar01

    Opposition leaders accuse Russia in assassination of Putin critic

    MOSCOW — Russian opposition leaders on Saturday accused the Kremlin of being behind the death of a towering figure of post-Soviet politics, Boris Nemtsov, as they struggled to come to grips with the highest-profile assassination of President Vladimir Putin’s 15 years in power. The slaying of one of Putin’s most biting critics swept a...

    Why the Kremlin Is Blaming Putin Critic’s Murder on a ‘Provocation’
    Mar01

    Why the Kremlin Is Blaming Putin Critic’s Murder on a ‘Provocation’

    On Saturday the Kremlin trotted out a favorite piece of Russian doublespeak to explain the murder of one of its most strident critics. Boris Nemtsov, a leading figure in the opposition to President Vladimir Putin, was shot dead around midnight on Friday a short walk from Red Square, and within hours the state had deemed the killing a...

    We Think of Nemtsov
    Mar01

    We Think of Nemtsov

    In a frigid Moscow two years ago, I had one of my last encounters with Boris Nemtsov. “Aren’t you afraid you’ll be put in jail, or something worse?” I asked. “Pasha V.V. [that’s what they call Putin in Russia] won’t cross a certain line. He won’t target me physically. They have a rule to not touch former members of...