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    Memorial rally in Moscow for slain Russian opposition leader
    Mar01

    Memorial rally in Moscow for slain Russian opposition leader

    Moscow (AFP) – Supporters of Boris Nemtsov were preparing to march through Moscow Sunday afternoon in an outpouring of anger and grief at the brutal murder of the opposition leader and fervent critic of Vladimir Putin, who has vowed to bring the killers to justice.The 55-year-old former deputy premier was shot in the back several times just...

    Biden, Poroshenko Discuss Truce Deal
    Mar01

    Biden, Poroshenko Discuss Truce Deal

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden spoke by phone on February 28 with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko about the situation in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russians To March For Murdered Nemtsov
    Mar01

    Russians To March For Murdered Nemtsov

    Opposition supporters are due to march through Moscow on March 1 in memory of the slain Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Shaky Ukraine ceasefire holds but tensions rise over gas
    Mar01

    Shaky Ukraine ceasefire holds but tensions rise over gas

    A row over natural gas supply flared Friday between Russia and Ukraine, even as a ceasefire between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine appeared to be taking hold. …read more Source:...

    Two Killed as Clashes Threaten Fragile Ukraine Truce
    Mar01

    Two Killed as Clashes Threaten Fragile Ukraine Truce

    Two people have been killed by shelling in east Ukraine as isolated clashes rattled a shaky truce with pro-Russian rebels and observers warned the country was at a crossroads. Photographer Sergiy Nikolayev from Ukrainian daily Segodnya died after getting caught in fighting… …read more Source:...

    Britain, Wary of Sanctions, Adds Pressure to Keep Russian From Buying Energy Unit
    Mar01

    Britain, Wary of Sanctions, Adds Pressure to Keep Russian From Buying Energy Unit

    The completion of the deal has been slowed by regulators’ concerns that Mikhail Fridman or his company might be targeted by expanded sanctions on the Russian energy industry stemming from the Ukraine conflict. …read more Source: The New York...

    Poroshenko: Nemtsov Planned to Reveal Russian Links to Ukraine Conflict
    Mar01

    Poroshenko: Nemtsov Planned to Reveal Russian Links to Ukraine Conflict

    Outside the heavily guarded Russian embassy in Kiev, a sign of respect lies in peace. This sign here reads Ukraine mourns, as residents pay tribute to Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov. Nemtsov was killed on Friday in Moscow. He is hailed by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko as a bridge between the two countries. …read more...

    Thousands of Stunned Russians Mourn Slain Opposition Figure
    Mar01

    Thousands of Stunned Russians Mourn Slain Opposition Figure

    Stunned, thousands of Russians are laying flowers and lighting candles on this Moscow bridge … where opposition politician Boris Nemtsov was gunned down late Friday night. The vocal critic of President Vladimir Putin was due to lead a march on Sunday against the war in Ukraine as well as Kremlin policies on the economy … but...

    Memo From Europe: Germans at the Crux of Crises, but Reluctantly
    Mar01

    Memo From Europe: Germans at the Crux of Crises, but Reluctantly

    Europe’s indispensable nation, at the center of crises over Ukraine and Greece and often uncomfortable with leadership, has had a rocky month. …read more Source: The New York...

    Boris Nemtsov’s murder investigated by group that answers to Putin
    Mar01

    Boris Nemtsov’s murder investigated by group that answers to Putin

    Russia’s top investigative body said Saturday 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 — which answers to...