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    EU Mediates Gas Talks Between Russia, Ukraine
    Mar02

    EU Mediates Gas Talks Between Russia, Ukraine

    Russia and Ukrainian energy ministers got together for key gas talks in Brussels, amid threats by Russia’s Gazprom to cut off deliveries to Ukraine. Russia and Ukraine have sparred over gas deliveries and payments before. With the conflict in eastern Ukraine further deepening divisions between the two countries, their energy ministers...

    Poland Senate speaker says Russia denies him entry for Nemtsov funeral
    Mar02

    Poland Senate speaker says Russia denies him entry for Nemtsov funeral

    Warsaw (AFP) – Poland’s Senate speaker Bogdan Borusewicz said Monday that Russia had denied him entry for the funeral of outspoken opposition activist Boris Nemtsov, who was gunned down in central Moscow on Friday.”I wanted to pay respect to the slain Boris Nemtsov and to all Russians who think like him. But I have just learnt...

    Boris Nemtsov’s model girlfriend not allowed to leave Russia
    Mar02

    Boris Nemtsov’s model girlfriend not allowed to leave Russia

    The Ukrainian model girlfriend of slain anti-Putin activist Boris Nemtsov says she has been forbidden from leaving Russia. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Romanian parliament approves new spy chief, who says Ukraine cyber safety among his priorities
    Mar02

    Romanian parliament approves new spy chief, who says Ukraine cyber safety among his priorities

    The Romanian parliament has approved a new spy chief who has named the fight against corruption and cyber security in Ukraine as his priorities. …read more Source: FOX...

    Netherlands Boosts Defence Spending in Light of MH17
    Mar02

    Netherlands Boosts Defence Spending in Light of MH17

    The Netherlands might be better known for its tulip fields and liberal ideals than bombs and bullets. However, a report commissioned by the European Leadership Network (ELN) has found that the Dutch are bucking the trend in western Europe in terms of military spending. The Dutch government boosted its defence budget to €8 billion for the fiscal...

    After Nemstov’s Murder, the Russian Opposition Seeks a Way Forward
    Mar02

    After Nemstov’s Murder, the Russian Opposition Seeks a Way Forward

    “First they shot down a Boeing in Ukraine and we thought nothing could be worse and now this nightmare, also a huge crash for Russia… Nobody should dare to gun down people by the Kremlin wall – this is unacceptable,” Olga Riabova, a designer, insists, sitting round a table with her friends under a crystal chandelier in a glamourous Moscow...

    Romanian Parliament Approves New Spy Chief
    Mar02

    Romanian Parliament Approves New Spy Chief

    Romanian parliament approves new spy chief, who says Ukraine cyber safety among his priorities …read more Source: ABC...

    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...

    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...