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    Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny released
    Mar06

    Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny released

    MOSCOW – Leading Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny was released Friday after spending 15 days in custody and vowed that he and his supporters will not be intimidated by the slaying of a top Kremlin critic. Navalny, the driving force behind the 2011-2012 mass protests in Moscow, said the killing of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov will not...

    Putin is slashing government salaries as Russia attempts to avoid a budget crisis
    Mar06

    Putin is slashing government salaries as Russia attempts to avoid a budget crisis

    Russian President Vladimir Putin signed three new decrees into law that will slash salaries in the presidential administration, the government office, and the accounts chamber by 10% from 1 May. The measures are part of the government’s emergency plan to address collapsing revenues due to the fall in global oil prices and economic sanctions...

    Witness in Nemtsov slaying receives death threats: officials
    Mar06

    Witness in Nemtsov slaying receives death threats: officials

    Authorities in Ukraine say the sole witness in the killing in Moscow of prominent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov has received death threats since returning to her family home in Ukraine. …read more Source: Global...

    Witness in Russian politician’s slaying gets death threats
    Mar06

    Witness in Russian politician’s slaying gets death threats

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Authorities in Ukraine say the sole witness in the killing in Moscow of prominent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov has received death threats since returning to her family home in Ukraine. …read more Source: U.S....

    Witness in Boris Nemtsov murder receiving death threats
    Mar06

    Witness in Boris Nemtsov murder receiving death threats

    Authorities in Ukraine say the sole witness in the killing in Moscow of prominent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov has received death threats since returning to her family home in Ukraine. …read more Source: CTV...

    Top U.S. diplomat cautious on sending arms to Ukraine
    Mar06

    Top U.S. diplomat cautious on sending arms to Ukraine

    BERLIN (Reuters) – The second-highest ranking U.S. diplomat promised on Friday to maintain pressure on Russia via economic sanctions to get it… …read more Source:...

    Witness in Russian politician’s slaying gets death threats
    Mar06

    Witness in Russian politician’s slaying gets death threats

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Authorities in Ukraine say the sole witness in the killing in Moscow of prominent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov has received death threats since returning to her family home in Ukraine.read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Officials: Sole witness in Russian opposition figure’s slaying receives death threats
    Mar06

    Officials: Sole witness in Russian opposition figure’s slaying receives death threats

    Authorities in Ukraine say the sole witness in the killing in Moscow of prominent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov has received death threats since returning to her family home in Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Witness in Russian politician’s slaying gets death threats
    Mar06

    Witness in Russian politician’s slaying gets death threats

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Authorities in Ukraine say the sole witness in the killing in Moscow of prominent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov has received death threats since returning to her family home in Ukraine. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Britain: EU to prepare possible new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine
    Mar06

    Britain: EU to prepare possible new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

    ‘We will prepare possible new sanctions, which could be imposed quickly if there is further Russian aggression of if the Minsk agreement is not complied with,’ Britain’s foreign minister said …read more Source: The Globe and...