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    The final journey of murdered Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov
    Mar02

    The final journey of murdered Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov

    Although few doubted the seriousness of his political convictions, Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov also had a reputation as a charmer and something of a playboy. Yet one of a very few opposition leaders who always seemed to manage to keep a smile on his face, despite taking the huge risk of publicly opposing the Kremlin, was brutally...

    UN rights office says death toll in eastern Ukraine passes 6,000
    Mar02

    UN rights office says death toll in eastern Ukraine passes 6,000

    BERLIN – The U.N. human rights office says more than 6,000 people have died in eastern Ukraine since the start of the conflict almost a year ago. The Geneva-based body says hundreds of civilians and military personnel were killed in recent weeks alone after an upswing in fighting particularly near Donetsk airport and in the Debaltseve area. U.N....

    Ukraine’s leader pushes for intl peacekeeping mission to ensure cease-fire in war-torn east
    Mar02

    Ukraine’s leader pushes for intl peacekeeping mission to ensure cease-fire in war-torn east

    Ukraine’s president has a signed a decree opening the way to a formal request for international peacekeepers to be stationed in eastern regions where government forces are battling Russian-backed separatists. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine’s military says one Ukrainian serviceman killed in past 24 hours
    Mar02

    Ukraine’s military says one Ukrainian serviceman killed in past 24 hours

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s military said on Monday one Ukrainian serviceman had been killed and four wounded in separatist eastern territories… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s Leader Urges Peacekeeping Mission for the East
    Mar02

    Ukraine’s Leader Urges Peacekeeping Mission for the East

    Ukraine’s leader pushes for intl peacekeeping mission to ensure cease-fire in war-torn east …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine’s leader urges peacekeeping mission for the east
    Mar02

    Ukraine’s leader urges peacekeeping mission for the east

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s president has a signed a decree opening the way to a formal request for international peacekeepers to be stationed in eastern regions where government forces are battling Russian-backed separatists. President Petro Poroshenko’s office said Monday the appeal for a contingent of peacekeepers will be...

    Ukraine’s leader urges peacekeeping mission for the east
    Mar02

    Ukraine’s leader urges peacekeeping mission for the east

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s president has a signed a decree opening the way to a formal request for international peacekeepers to be stationed… …read more Source:...

    Ukrainians With Czech Roots Head To Ancestral Homeland
    Mar02

    Ukrainians With Czech Roots Head To Ancestral Homeland

    Ukrainians of Czech descent have started leaving eastern Ukraine for the Czech Republic. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine displaces Donetsk’s soccer team
    Mar02

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine displaces Donetsk’s soccer team

    LVIV, Ukraine (AP) — The sleek stadium, built six years ago and host to some of Europe’s biggest soccer matches, is silent. The $425 million Donbass Arena now serves as a depot and distribution point for supplies of humanitarian aid, stacked in corridors beneath its 52,000 orange-and-black seats. Players like Ivan Ordets originally packed...

    NATO Commander Urges Pressure on Moscow Over Missile Treaty Breach
    Mar02

    NATO Commander Urges Pressure on Moscow Over Missile Treaty Breach

    The commander of the U.S. European Command and NATO is calling for pressuring Russia against deploying new cruise missiles that violate the 1987 Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces treaty. “We have to change Mr. Putin’s decision calculus as to whether he uses these [missiles] or brings these forward or deploys these,” Air Force Gen. Philip M....