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    Ukraine MPs, seeking IMF loan, to vote on austerity moves
    Mar02

    Ukraine MPs, seeking IMF loan, to vote on austerity moves

    Ed AdamczykKIEV, Ukraine, March 2 (UPI) — Ukraine’s Parliament is preparing to vote on reforms, ordered by the International Monetary Fund to secure a loan, as inflation in Ukraine continues to soar. …read more Source: United Press...

    Woman with Nemtsov when he was killed ‘didn’t see anything’
    Mar02

    Woman with Nemtsov when he was killed ‘didn’t see anything’

    The Ukrainian woman with Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov when he was gunned down told Russia media on Monday that she did not see his killer, as conflicting reports emerged about the availability of surveillance footage showing the slaying. …read more Source: CTV...

    Poroshenko Awards Savchenko Highest National Honor
    Mar02

    Poroshenko Awards Savchenko Highest National Honor

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has awarded the country’s highest national honor to pilot Nadia Savchenko. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin critic Nemtsov’s date says she did not see his killer
    Mar02

    Putin critic Nemtsov’s date says she did not see his killer

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Ukrainian woman with Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov when he was gunned down told Russia media on Monday that she did not see his killer, as conflicting reports emerged about the availability of surveillance footage showing the slaying. According to Russian investigators, he was walking home on a Moscow bridge near the Kremlin with...

    Hollande Calls for Immediate Ukraine Truce, Heavy Weapon Pull-back
    Mar02

    Hollande Calls for Immediate Ukraine Truce, Heavy Weapon Pull-back

    French President Francois Hollande repeated demands Monday for an immediate ceasefire in Ukraine and the withdrawal of heavy weapons following a meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. “The Minsk accord is the only way to re-establish peace,” Hollande told a news conference. “France’s position is that the...

    Putin critic Nemtsov’s date says she did not see his killer
    Mar02

    Putin critic Nemtsov’s date says she did not see his killer

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Ukrainian woman with Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov when he was gunned down told Russia media on Monday that she did not see his killer, as conflicting reports emerged about the availability of surveillance footage showing the slaying…. …read more Source: Associated...

    UN: Deaths Top 6,000 in E. Ukraine Conflict
    Mar02

    UN: Deaths Top 6,000 in E. Ukraine Conflict

    The United Nations says the number of people killed in eastern Ukraine since fighting broke out in April now tops 6,000. A new report by the U.N. Human Rights Office says fighting between Russian-backed rebels and the Ukrainian government and the ensuing death toll continue to escalate in spite of successive cease-fires. U.N. human rights...

    Boris Nemtsov’s Ukrainian Girlfriend Still Being Held by Moscow Police
    Mar02

    Boris Nemtsov’s Ukrainian Girlfriend Still Being Held by Moscow Police

    The Ukrainian girlfriend of murdered Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, Anna Duritskaya, is still being held by Moscow police who she says are “physically preventing” her from leaving their supervision despite her not being a suspect. Duritskaya, who is currently under round-the-clock police supervision in a friend’s Moscow flat, has...

    National Pride in Ukraine School
    Mar02

    National Pride in Ukraine School

    The BBC’s Rupert Wingfield-Hayes visits a high school in Mariupol where students are taking lessons in Ukrainian patriotism. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Ukraine’s PM Warns of ‘Tough Reforms’
    Mar02

    Ukraine’s PM Warns of ‘Tough Reforms’

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk tells the BBC’s David Stern of his intention to press on with ”tough but necessary reforms”. …read more Source: The Boston...