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    With fighting in eastern Ukraine, soccer team from Donetsk plays far from home
    Mar02

    With fighting in eastern Ukraine, soccer team from Donetsk plays far from home

    The sleek stadium, built six years ago and host to some of Europe’s biggest soccer matches, is silent. …read more Source: FOX...

    Kerry Meets With Lavrov in Switzerland
    Mar02

    Kerry Meets With Lavrov in Switzerland

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Switzerland where he will meet with is Russian counterpart Monday. Kerry arrived in Switzerland late Sunday ahead of talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov about the conflict in Ukraine and the shooting of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov. Kerry has called for a thorough investigation...

    Tens of thousands show their anger at Putin
    Mar02

    Tens of thousands show their anger at Putin

    MOSCOW — Russian opposition supporters in Moscow blamed President Vladimir Putin for sowing hatred and causing the war in Ukraine, as they turned up to protest the murder of liberal politician Boris Nemtsov. But sadness and pragmatism prevailed over their outrage, and few of them appeared to be ready for radical action. …read more Source:...

    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. It sits in the middle… …read more Source:...

    Ukrainians Pray for Female Military Pilot Jailed in Russia
    Mar02

    Ukrainians Pray for Female Military Pilot Jailed in Russia

    In Kiev, former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko tries to comfort the mother of a female military pilot sitting in a Russian jail. Large crowds came to this rally outside St. Sophia Cathedral in support of 33-year-old Nadezhda Savchenko. She was captured by pro-Russian forces and handed over to Russia eight months ago. Moscow says the pilot...

    Thousands rally in Moscow for slain Putin critic
    Mar02

    Thousands rally in Moscow for slain Putin critic

    It was supposed to be an opposition rally against Russia’s policies in Ukraine, but following the slaying of Boris Nemtsov, the march has taken on a different theme. …read more Source:...

    Estonia’s ruling pro-Western Reform Party wins election
    Mar02

    Estonia’s ruling pro-Western Reform Party wins election

    TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Estonia’s ruling Reform Party has emerged as the overall winner in the Baltic country’s general election dominated by economic issues and security concerns over Russia’s actions in Ukraine…. …read more Source: Associated...

    30,000 Marchers in Moscow Mourn Slain Putin Foe
    Mar02

    30,000 Marchers in Moscow Mourn Slain Putin Foe

    MOSCOW—For the tens of thousands bearing flowers and tying black ribbons to railings in honor of slain Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, the solemn march through the Moscow drizzle on Sunday was a time for silence, not slogans. The marchers occasionally broke into chants of “Russia without Putin,” or “Say no to war,” but often the only...

    Thousands rally in Moscow to mourn Putin critic Boris Nemtsov
    Mar02

    Thousands rally in Moscow to mourn Putin critic Boris Nemtsov

    Tens of thousands of people from a range of political movements turned out in central Moscow on Sunday to honor opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, who was shot dead Friday near Red Square. The crowd was roughly the size of some of the larger rallies held in the Russian capital three years ago during the “white ribbon” protests, a movement Nemtsov...

    Russia Detains Ukrainian Parliament Member Over Odessa Fire
    Mar02

    Russia Detains Ukrainian Parliament Member Over Odessa Fire

    MOSCOW (AP) — Moscow police have detained a member of Ukraine’s parliament as he was taking part in a march mourning a slain Russian opposition figure. Ukraine’s parliament has protested the detention. The federal Investigative Committee said Alexei Goncharenko was being questioned Sunday about his alleged involvement in a fire that...