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    Russian investigators: Nemtsov killing may be provocation
    Feb28

    Russian investigators: Nemtsov killing may be provocation

    MOSCOW — Russia’s top investigative body says 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, did not address the...

    A Final Interview with Boris Nemtsov
    Feb28

    A Final Interview with Boris Nemtsov

    A version of this interview originally appeared in Newsweek Polska. Text and interview translated by Piotr Milo Milewski. There are paramilitary militias, Goebbels-style propaganda and armaments. There is one leader and one party. Russia is becoming a fascist country—at least that’s what Boris Nemtsov told me a few hours before he was...

    US, Ukraine Condemn Boris Nemtsov’s Killing, Call For Prompt And Transparent Investigation
    Feb28

    US, Ukraine Condemn Boris Nemtsov’s Killing, Call For Prompt And Transparent Investigation

    The U.S. and Ukraine condemned the killing of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, who was gunned down in Moscow on Friday. While Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko said that with his death the “bridge between Ukraine and Russia” was lost, U.S. President Barack Obama called for a prompt investigation into the killing....

    Opposition figure shot dead in Moscow, steps from Kremlin
    Feb28

    Opposition figure shot dead in Moscow, steps from Kremlin

    Boris Nemtsov, a Russian opposition figure and outspoken critic of President Vladimir Putin, was shot dead just steps from the Kremlin just after midnight Saturday local time. He was 55. Nemtsov was hit “with four shots from a pistol,” a spokesperson told TASS, adding that the murder is under investigation, which Russian President...

    Ukraine conflict at ‘crossroads’ as troop deaths shake truce
    Feb28

    Ukraine conflict at ‘crossroads’ as troop deaths shake truce

    Kiev (AFP) – International monitors said the conflict in Ukraine was at a “crossroads” as further losses among government forces rattled a two-week-old truce just as it seemed to be gaining traction.The deaths of three Ukrainian soldiers after a two-day lull in clashes with pro-Russian separatists highlighted the fragility of...

    He Exposed Putin & Paid With His Life
    Feb28

    He Exposed Putin & Paid With His Life

    Murdered politician Boris Nemtsov was a fearless crusader who called out Putin’s corruption in Sochi—and was preparing a dossier on Ukraine. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine: Insider Oligarchs Derail Maidan Revolution
    Feb28

    Ukraine: Insider Oligarchs Derail Maidan Revolution

    In the midst of war and heightened nationalism in Ukraine, many demonstrators who participated in protests at Maidan Square just one year ago are gripped with a profound sense of shock and wonder what has happened to their country. During the revolt in Kiev which eventually ousted the unpopular government of Viktor Yanukovych, the crowd called...

    Boris Nemtsov, prominent Putin critic, is gunned down in Moscow
    Feb28

    Boris Nemtsov, prominent Putin critic, is gunned down in Moscow

    Boris Y. Nemtsov, one of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s fiercest critics, was shot dead in the shadow of St. Basil’s Cathedral near Red Square early Saturday on the eve of a massive opposition march to show defiance on Kremlin aggression against Ukraine. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Major Critic Of Vladimir Putin Shot Dead In Moscow
    Feb28

    Major Critic Of Vladimir Putin Shot Dead In Moscow

    Updated: February 27, 2015, 8:23 PM EST MOSCOW (AP) — Boris Nemtsov, a charismatic Russian opposition leader and sharp critic of President Vladimir Putin, was gunned down Saturday near the Kremlin, just a day before a planned protest against the government. The death of Nemtsov, a 55-year-old former deputy prime minister, ignited a fury among...

    Kremlin Critic Gunned Down in Moscow Ahead of Anti-Putin March
    Feb28

    Kremlin Critic Gunned Down in Moscow Ahead of Anti-Putin March

    The Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was gunned down in Moscow around midnight on Friday as he walked within view of the Kremlin walls. Soon after the gunshots rang out in the heart of the Russian capital, President Vladimir Putin was informed of the murder, which he characterized as a “provocation.” Through his spokesman, Putin told...