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    Model girlfriend who witnessed Nemtsov’s slaying
    Mar03

    Model girlfriend who witnessed Nemtsov’s slaying

    Anna Duritskaya, the Ukrainian model who was with opposition politician Boris Nemtsov when he was shot in Moscow, is now the focus of intense interest. …read more Source:...

    East Ukraine Casualties Increase As Ukrainian Army Mobilizes More Troops
    Mar03

    East Ukraine Casualties Increase As Ukrainian Army Mobilizes More Troops

    The Ukrainian military has completed the first phase of mobilizing 60,000 troops to fight in the East Ukraine war, in a fourth wave of mobilizations since hostilities with pro-Russian rebels began 11 months ago. The military is expected to add more than 200,000 people by the end of the year, according to Viktoria Kushnir, the press secretary for...

    Nemtsov’s ‘Evidence of Russian Troops in Ukraine’ Taken by Police
    Mar03

    Nemtsov’s ‘Evidence of Russian Troops in Ukraine’ Taken by Police

    Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, who was murdered on Saturday, was preparing to publish a report detailing the presence of Russian soldiers in the east Ukraine conflict. According to his fellow opposition party member Ilya Yashin, Boris Nemtsov had been compiling a file of evidence about allegations that Russia’s troops are backing...

    MH17 next of kin finally view wreckage of downed flight
    Mar03

    MH17 next of kin finally view wreckage of downed flight

    By MIKE CORDER read more …read more Source: CNS...

    MH17 next of kin finally view wreckage of downed flight
    Mar03

    MH17 next of kin finally view wreckage of downed flight

    GILZE-RIJEN AIR BASE, Netherlands—The relatives of those killed when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was downed over eastern Ukraine visited a Dutch air base Tuesday to view the wreckage of the plane. For almost all of them, it was the first chance to see the twisted and charred wreckage that lay for months in the fields of war-torn eastern Ukraine...

    A ceasefire is broadly holding at last on the front line in Eastern Ukraine, but Fighters in the Separatist Stronghold of Donetsk are Training
    Mar03

    A ceasefire is broadly holding at last on the front line in Eastern Ukraine, but Fighters in the Separatist Stronghold of Donetsk are Training

    Honing their skills under the eye of rebel commanders, fighters fired automatic assault rifles, grenade launchers and even an anti-tank missile at targets propped against a pile of earth and rock discarded from a nearby mine on Sunday. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Netanyahu: When it comes to Iran and ISIS, the enemy of your enemy is your enemy
    Mar03

    Netanyahu: When it comes to Iran and ISIS, the enemy of your enemy is your enemy

    WASHINGTON (CNN) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed the threat of terror in the Middle East, in his address to a joint meeting of Congress, saying that both the Islamic State and Iran are competing for the “crown of militant Islam.” “When it comes to Iran and ISIS, the enemy of your enemy is your enemy,” Netanyahu said Tuesday....

    The civilian and military death toll in the conflict in eastern Ukraine is estimated to have surpassed 6,000
    Mar03

    The civilian and military death toll in the conflict in eastern Ukraine is estimated to have surpassed 6,000

    The conflict first began in April 2014, when pro-Russian separatists took control of buildings in the eastern Ukrainian regions of Luhansk and Donetsk following the Russian annexation of Crimea. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Russia troubles hinder Ford, GM efforts to recover in Europe
    Mar03

    Russia troubles hinder Ford, GM efforts to recover in Europe

    GENEVA (AP) — Russia’s sinking economy is putting up a major hurdle for Ford Motor Co. and General Motors as the U.S. automakers fight to return to profitability in Europe after years of losses. Karl-Thomas Neumann, CEO of GM’s Adam Opel GmbH subsidiary, said at the Geneva auto show that the Russian market “is basically collapsing.”...

    MH17 next of kin finally view wreckage of downed flight
    Mar03

    MH17 next of kin finally view wreckage of downed flight

    GILZE-RIJEN AIR BASE, Netherlands — Relatives of those killed when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was downed over eastern Ukraine visited a Dutch air base Tuesday to view the wreckage of the plane.For almost all of them, it was the first chance to see the twisted and charred wreckage that lay for months in the battlefields of eastern Ukraine after...