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    Boris Nemtsov: Alive in Death
    Mar02

    Boris Nemtsov: Alive in Death

    I met Boris Nemtsov in April 2000. It was soon after the second Chechen war. I had come to Russia to interview Igor Ivanov, Russia’s minister of foreign affairs at the time. I took advantage of the trip to see, at the offices of an association of mothers of soldiers, a man who was then only a former governor of Nizhny-Novgorod. He had long...

    Exclusive Pictures of Russia and Britain at War in the Crimea
    Mar02

    Exclusive Pictures of Russia and Britain at War in the Crimea

    This just in from the Crimea. Tensions are building as conflict continues between the advancing Russian forces and the Allies. Supplies have now reached Cossack Bay, Balaclava, bringing much-needed relief to beleaguered British forces. There are reports of columns of refugees fleeing the area. The year is 1855 and, as these pictures attest, the...

    Ukrainian Lawmaker To Leave Russia After Police Drop Claims
    Mar02

    Ukrainian Lawmaker To Leave Russia After Police Drop Claims

    A lawyer for Oleksiy Honcharenko, a Ukrainian lawmaker who was detained in Moscow on March 1, says that a court hearing for his client has been canceled and he will return to Ukraine as soon as possible. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Three stories in the news today, Mar. 2
    Mar02

    Three stories in the news today, Mar. 2

    Three stories in the news today, Mar. 2, from The Canadian Press:NICHOLSON GOES TO PARISCanada’s new foreign affairs minister is in France today for his first overseas trip since taking over from John Baird last month. Rob Nicholson is going to have talks with his French counterpart Laurent Fabius — the two men are expected to discus the...

    Kerry And Lavrov Meet To Discuss Ukraine, Nemtsov; UN Says 6,000 People Have Died In Conflict So Far
    Mar02

    Kerry And Lavrov Meet To Discuss Ukraine, Nemtsov; UN Says 6,000 People Have Died In Conflict So Far

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, in Geneva, on Monday, to discuss various issues ranging from Iran’s nuclear program to Friday’s murder of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov to the fragile ceasefire in Ukraine, according to reports. …read more Source: International Business...

    No smiles from Kerry, Russian FM as Ukraine festers
    Mar02

    No smiles from Kerry, Russian FM as Ukraine festers

    Top diplomats meet for 1st time since Kerry accused Russian officials of lying to his face over role in Ukraine war …read more Source:...

    Kerry, Lavrov Discuss Ukraine Crisis
    Mar02

    Kerry, Lavrov Discuss Ukraine Crisis

    Secretary of State John Kerry met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov to discuss ongoing violence in Ukraine, negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program and the crisis in Syria, a senior State Department official said. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    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. …read more Source: U.S....

    U.N. Report Faults Russia for Escalating Conflict in Ukraine
    Mar02

    U.N. Report Faults Russia for Escalating Conflict in Ukraine

    An influx of troops and heavy weapons were cited as undermining prospects for peace and causing a significant rise in casualties. …read more Source: The New York...

    Three stories in Canada we’re watching
    Mar02

    Three stories in Canada we’re watching

    NICHOLSON GOES TO PARIS Canada’s new foreign affairs minister is in France today for his first overseas trip since taking over from John Baird last month. Rob Nicholson is going to have talks with his French counterpart Laurent Fabius – the two men are expected to discus the fight against Islamic State militants and the ongoing tension in...