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    A Russian Opposition Leader, Gunned Down
    Feb28

    A Russian Opposition Leader, Gunned Down

    Sergei Karpuchin/Reuters Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was shot dead in Moscow shortly before midnight on Friday night local time. The Russian Interior Ministry told the Associated Press that Nemtsov had been shot four times while walking on a bridge near the Kremlin. Nemtsov had been expected to help lead a major opposition rally in...

    Robben adds to tally in Bayern’s birthday win
    Feb28

    Robben adds to tally in Bayern’s birthday win

    Berlin (AFP) – Bayern Munich celebrated their 115th birthday Friday with a 4-1 win over Cologne to go 11 points clear in the Bundesliga as top-scorer Arjen Robben added to his tally.The fleet-footed Dutchman netted his 17th goal in 19 league matches this season with a crisp header with 20 minutes left to remain the league’s top...

    The Men Fighting with Bullets from 1943
    Feb28

    The Men Fighting with Bullets from 1943

    Paul Wood and cameraman Moose Campbell report from the frontline near Donetsk in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Putin aide on Ukraine: Respect our interests
    Feb28

    Putin aide on Ukraine: Respect our interests

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    Prominent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov shot dead
    Feb28

    Prominent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov shot dead

    MOSCOW (AP) — Boris Nemtsov, a charismatic former deputy prime minister turned Russian opposition leader, was shot and killed in Moscow Saturday, officials said. Nemtsov, who was 55, was a sharp critic of Putin, assailing the government’s inefficiency, rampant corruption and the Kremlin’s policy on Ukraine, which has strained...

    Canadian proposal to train Ukrainian military police on hold amid fighting
    Feb28

    Canadian proposal to train Ukrainian military police on hold amid fighting

    OTTAWA – A proposal that would see a handful of Canadian military police officers train their Ukrainian counterparts is on hold because of the fighting in the east of that embattled country. The idea was floated late last year by former defence minister Rob Nicholson as the Harper government agreed to expand military co-operation with President...

    Prominent Russian opposition figure shot and killed in Moscow
    Feb28

    Prominent Russian opposition figure shot and killed in Moscow

    MOSCOW – Boris Nemtsov, a charismatic former deputy prime minister turned Russian opposition leader, was shot and killed in Moscow Saturday, officials said. He was 55. Nemtsov’s death comes just a day before a planned protest against President Vladimir Putin’s rule. The Kremlin said that Putin will personally oversee the...

    Russian Opposition Leader Boris Nemtsov Shot Dead In Moscow
    Feb28

    Russian Opposition Leader Boris Nemtsov Shot Dead In Moscow

    MOSCOW (AP) — Boris Nemtsov, a charismatic former deputy prime minister turned Russian opposition leader, was shot and killed in Moscow Saturday, officials said. He was 55. Nemtsov’s death comes just a day before a planned protest against President Vladimir Putin’s rule. The Kremlin said that Putin will personally oversee the...

    ‘House of Cards’ Needs to Read Up on Russia
    Feb28

    ‘House of Cards’ Needs to Read Up on Russia

    Spoiler alert: This review includes plot details from the first six episodes of season three of House of Cards. At the outset of House of Cards’ third season, Frank Underwood is president of the United States. After all his mischief and plotting, the time has come for Underwood, played by Kevin Spacey, to do the inevitable: govern. But by...

    Russian Opposition Leader Murdered in Moscow
    Feb28

    Russian Opposition Leader Murdered in Moscow

    Major Russian opposition leader and former deputy prime minister Boris Nemtsov was shot dead Friday night in central Moscow. The Interior Ministry says Nemtsov was shot four times in the back of the head. Police have launched a special operation to hunt down the killer. Nemtsov was scheduled to lead an opposition protest Sunday in Moscow. VOA...