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    Izvestia: Probe Focusing On Ukraine Link To Nemtsov Killing
    Mar03

    Izvestia: Probe Focusing On Ukraine Link To Nemtsov Killing

    A pro-Kremlin newspaper has reported that investigators are “focusing on” on the possibility that Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov’s killing was connected to the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Return of Crimea a must for mending ties with Russia, Ukraine says
    Mar03

    Return of Crimea a must for mending ties with Russia, Ukraine says

    The border between Ukraine and Russia needed to be completely closed to achieve any settlement to the armed conflict between Kiev and pro-Russian separatists, the Ukrainian Foreign Minister said …read more Source: The Globe and...

    The 10 most important things in the world right now
    Mar03

    The 10 most important things in the world right now

    Good morning! Here’s what you need to know for Tuesday. 1. Evacuations are underway as the Villarrica volcano in southern Chile erupts. 2. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will addresses US Congress today, seeking to rally opposition over a potential US-Iran nuclear deal. 3. Russia and Ukraine reached an agreement to ensure...

    Mourners view body of slain opposition leader Boris Nemtsov
    Mar03

    Mourners view body of slain opposition leader Boris Nemtsov

    MOSCOW (AP) — Thousands of mourners and dignitaries filed past the white-lined coffin of slain Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov Tuesday, paying last respects to one of the most prominent figures of Russia’s beleaguered opposition. Nemtsov was shot to death late Friday while walking on a bridge near the Kremlin with a companion. No suspects have...

    Ukraine says return of Crimea a must for mending ties with Russia
    Mar03

    Ukraine says return of Crimea a must for mending ties with Russia

    TOKYO (Reuters) – No normalization of ties between Ukraine and Russia is likely unless the region of Crimea, now under Russian control, is… …read more Source:...

    Russian Opposition Leader Nemtsov to be Buried
    Mar03

    Russian Opposition Leader Nemtsov to be Buried

    A funeral is set to be held Tuesday for Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, the fierce Moscow critic who was gunned down just steps away from the Kremlin last week. Security was heavy outside the Andrei Sakharov rights center, where Nemtsov’s body will lie in state before it is laid to rest at Moscow’s Troekurovskoye cemetery....

    10 things you need to know before European markets open
    Mar03

    10 things you need to know before European markets open

    Good morning! Here are 10 major stories in markets today. German retail sales blew the doors off. Sales smashed expectations, rising 5.3% year-on-year in January. Sales had risen 4% year-on-year in December, and analysts were expecting a 2.7% jump year-on-year for January. Russia and Ukraine have a tentative gas deal. Russia and Ukraine reached...

    ‘The West’ Did It: Nemtsov Conspiracy Theory Snowballs In Russia
    Mar03

    ‘The West’ Did It: Nemtsov Conspiracy Theory Snowballs In Russia

    Senior Russian officials and prominent talking heads are claiming that “the West” is responsible for opposition politician Boris Nemtsov’s slaying in central Moscow. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Will the Murder of Boris Nemtsov Raise the Risk of Escalation in Ukraine?
    Mar03

    Will the Murder of Boris Nemtsov Raise the Risk of Escalation in Ukraine?

    James CardenThe opponents of the recently concluded Minsk agreement could use the murder as a pretext to derail the cease-fire accord. …read more Source: The...

    Woman with slain Putin critic says she didn’t see his killer
    Mar03

    Woman with slain Putin critic says she didn’t see his killer

    MOSCOW — The 23-year-old Ukrainian model who was with slain opposition leader Boris Nemtsov tearfully recounted Monday their last dinner in a chic Red Square restaurant and their walk onto a nearby bridge — but said she did not see the gunman who pulled the trigger. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...