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    Canada warns of more sanctions if pro-Russia rebels violate ceasefire
    Mar02

    Canada warns of more sanctions if pro-Russia rebels violate ceasefire

    Canada warns it will increase sanctions on Russia if pro-Moscow rebels in eastern Ukraine continue to violate a ceasefire deal inked last month. Foreign Affairs Minister Rob Nicholson vowed further action as 125 more Canadian soldiers depart for Europe to join military exercises designed to reassure NATO alliance members near Russia that they...

    Putin’s Next Prize in Eastern Ukraine
    Mar02

    Putin’s Next Prize in Eastern Ukraine

    During the four-month-long “ceasefire” that followed the Sept. 5, 2014, Minsk agreement between Ukraine’s government and the Russia-backed separatist rebels, the shells never stopped falling on four key targets: Two of them — the Donetsk airport and the city of Debaltseve — have now been captured. Indeed, Russia’s second major...

    In Death, Boris Nemtsov Embodies the Hope of a Better Russia
    Mar02

    In Death, Boris Nemtsov Embodies the Hope of a Better Russia

    Boris Efimovich Nemtsov was killed just before midnight on February 27 2015. Nemtsov’s death was both the culmination and the continuation of his extraordinary political life. I first encountered Nemtsov in 1992 at a meeting with a World Bank delegation in his office in the Nizhny Novgorod Kremlin, a few months after he had been appointed...

    Nemtsov murder witness says blocked from leaving Moscow
    Mar02

    Nemtsov murder witness says blocked from leaving Moscow

    Moscow (AFP) – The Ukrainian model girlfriend of slain Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov complained Monday she was being blocked from leaving Moscow, as authorities vowed to solve the most shocking political assassination of Vladimir Putin’s rule.The funeral for Nemtsov, a 55-year-old former deputy prime minister, longtime Putin...

    Nemtsov murder witness says blocked from leaving Moscow
    Mar02

    Nemtsov murder witness says blocked from leaving Moscow

    Moscow (AFP) – The Ukrainian model girlfriend of slain Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov complained Monday she was being blocked from leaving Moscow, as authorities vowed to solve the most shocking political assassination of Vladimir Putin’s rule.The funeral for Nemtsov, a 55-year-old former deputy prime minister, longtime Putin...

    A New Front In The Ukrainian Conflict: Russian Gas Imports
    Mar02

    A New Front In The Ukrainian Conflict: Russian Gas Imports

    Russia has cut off Ukraine’s gas supplies in the past and is threatening to do it again. The latest payment dispute comes at a sensitive moment in the crisis in eastern Ukraine.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    The Future of Wombs for Rent
    Mar02

    The Future of Wombs for Rent

    When Thailand’s parliament passed a law banning most forms of surrogacy late last month, its main motivations were clear. Last year, two major scandals brought to a head longstanding concerns that Thailand wasn’t doing to enough to protect the women hired to bear children for other people and the children born through surrogacy. Last...

    Kremlin-Friendly Media Offers Explanations for Nemtsov’s Murder
    Mar02

    Kremlin-Friendly Media Offers Explanations for Nemtsov’s Murder

    Speculation surrounding the murder of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov has raged after he was shot in central Moscow in the early hours of Saturday morning. Many observers have already added Nemtsov to the mounting list of names of Kremlin opponents who have been killed in highly suspicious circumstances such as journalist Anna...

    Ukraine’s Mariupol Holds Its Breath For Next Rebel Move
    Mar02

    Ukraine’s Mariupol Holds Its Breath For Next Rebel Move

    Scanning the sky for incoming artillery fire has become a force of habit for Ukrainian beetroot-seller Svetlana Kumurzhi, who dived under her wooden stall in government-held Mariupol when shells rained down a month ago. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Ukraine Military Says Rebels Using Truce To Regroup
    Mar02

    Ukraine Military Says Rebels Using Truce To Regroup

    Ukraine’s military said on Sunday a ceasefire had been fully observed in eastern separatist territories overnight, but warned that pro-Russian rebels were using the truce to regroup for new attacks on government positions. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...