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    Mourners Attend Funeral of Murdered Kremlin Critic Nemtsov
    Mar03

    Mourners Attend Funeral of Murdered Kremlin Critic Nemtsov

    Several hundred Russians, many carrying red carnations, queued on Tuesday to pay their respects to Boris Nemtsov, the Kremlin critic whose murder last week showed the hazards of speaking out against Russian President Vladimir Putin. Putin’s aides deny any involvement in killing Nemtsov, who was shot in the back four times on Friday within...

    Mourners view body of slain opposition leader Boris Nemtsov
    Mar03

    Mourners view body of slain opposition leader Boris Nemtsov

    MOSCOW (AP) — One by one, thousands of mourners and dignitaries filed past the white-lined coffin of slain Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov on Tuesday, many offering flowers as they paid their last respects to one of the most prominent figures of Russia’s beleaguered opposition. Many opposition supporters suspect the killing was ordered by the...

    Izvestia: Probe Focusing On Ukraine Link To Nemtsov Killing
    Mar03

    Izvestia: Probe Focusing On Ukraine Link To Nemtsov Killing

    A pro-Kremlin newspaper has reported that investigators are “focusing on” on the possibility that Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov’s killing was connected to the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Return of Crimea a must for mending ties with Russia, Ukraine says
    Mar03

    Return of Crimea a must for mending ties with Russia, Ukraine says

    The border between Ukraine and Russia needed to be completely closed to achieve any settlement to the armed conflict between Kiev and pro-Russian separatists, the Ukrainian Foreign Minister said …read more Source: The Globe and...

    The 10 most important things in the world right now
    Mar03

    The 10 most important things in the world right now

    Good morning! Here’s what you need to know for Tuesday. 1. Evacuations are underway as the Villarrica volcano in southern Chile erupts. 2. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will addresses US Congress today, seeking to rally opposition over a potential US-Iran nuclear deal. 3. Russia and Ukraine reached an agreement to ensure...

    Mourners view body of slain opposition leader Boris Nemtsov
    Mar03

    Mourners view body of slain opposition leader Boris Nemtsov

    MOSCOW (AP) — Thousands of mourners and dignitaries filed past the white-lined coffin of slain Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov Tuesday, paying last respects to one of the most prominent figures of Russia’s beleaguered opposition. Nemtsov was shot to death late Friday while walking on a bridge near the Kremlin with a companion. No suspects have...

    Ukraine says return of Crimea a must for mending ties with Russia
    Mar03

    Ukraine says return of Crimea a must for mending ties with Russia

    TOKYO (Reuters) – No normalization of ties between Ukraine and Russia is likely unless the region of Crimea, now under Russian control, is… …read more Source:...

    Russian Opposition Leader Nemtsov to be Buried
    Mar03

    Russian Opposition Leader Nemtsov to be Buried

    A funeral is set to be held Tuesday for Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, the fierce Moscow critic who was gunned down just steps away from the Kremlin last week. Security was heavy outside the Andrei Sakharov rights center, where Nemtsov’s body will lie in state before it is laid to rest at Moscow’s Troekurovskoye cemetery....

    ‘The West’ Did It: Nemtsov Conspiracy Theory Snowballs In Russia
    Mar03

    ‘The West’ Did It: Nemtsov Conspiracy Theory Snowballs In Russia

    Senior Russian officials and prominent talking heads are claiming that “the West” is responsible for opposition politician Boris Nemtsov’s slaying in central Moscow. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    10 things you need to know before European markets open
    Mar03

    10 things you need to know before European markets open

    Good morning! Here are 10 major stories in markets today. German retail sales blew the doors off. Sales smashed expectations, rising 5.3% year-on-year in January. Sales had risen 4% year-on-year in December, and analysts were expecting a 2.7% jump year-on-year for January. Russia and Ukraine have a tentative gas deal. Russia and Ukraine reached...