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    Nemtsov murder witness says blocked from leaving Moscow
    Mar02

    Nemtsov murder witness says blocked from leaving Moscow

    Moscow (AFP) – The Ukrainian model girlfriend of slain Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov complained Monday she was being blocked from leaving Moscow, as authorities vowed to solve the most shocking political assassination of Vladimir Putin’s rule.The funeral for Nemtsov, a 55-year-old former deputy prime minister, longtime Putin...

    Nemtsov murder witness says blocked from leaving Moscow
    Mar02

    Nemtsov murder witness says blocked from leaving Moscow

    Moscow (AFP) – The Ukrainian model girlfriend of slain Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov complained Monday she was being blocked from leaving Moscow, as authorities vowed to solve the most shocking political assassination of Vladimir Putin’s rule.The funeral for Nemtsov, a 55-year-old former deputy prime minister, longtime Putin...

    The Future of Wombs for Rent
    Mar02

    The Future of Wombs for Rent

    When Thailand’s parliament passed a law banning most forms of surrogacy late last month, its main motivations were clear. Last year, two major scandals brought to a head longstanding concerns that Thailand wasn’t doing to enough to protect the women hired to bear children for other people and the children born through surrogacy. Last...

    A New Front In The Ukrainian Conflict: Russian Gas Imports
    Mar02

    A New Front In The Ukrainian Conflict: Russian Gas Imports

    Russia has cut off Ukraine’s gas supplies in the past and is threatening to do it again. The latest payment dispute comes at a sensitive moment in the crisis in eastern Ukraine.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Kremlin-Friendly Media Offers Explanations for Nemtsov’s Murder
    Mar02

    Kremlin-Friendly Media Offers Explanations for Nemtsov’s Murder

    Speculation surrounding the murder of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov has raged after he was shot in central Moscow in the early hours of Saturday morning. Many observers have already added Nemtsov to the mounting list of names of Kremlin opponents who have been killed in highly suspicious circumstances such as journalist Anna...

    Ukraine’s Mariupol Holds Its Breath For Next Rebel Move
    Mar02

    Ukraine’s Mariupol Holds Its Breath For Next Rebel Move

    Scanning the sky for incoming artillery fire has become a force of habit for Ukrainian beetroot-seller Svetlana Kumurzhi, who dived under her wooden stall in government-held Mariupol when shells rained down a month ago. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Ukraine Military Says Rebels Using Truce To Regroup
    Mar02

    Ukraine Military Says Rebels Using Truce To Regroup

    Ukraine’s military said on Sunday a ceasefire had been fully observed in eastern separatist territories overnight, but warned that pro-Russian rebels were using the truce to regroup for new attacks on government positions. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Kerry, Lavrov in ‘Hopeful’ Talks as Ukraine Toll Tops 6,000
    Mar02

    Kerry, Lavrov in ‘Hopeful’ Talks as Ukraine Toll Tops 6,000

    The U.S. and Russian foreign ministers expressed cautious optimism after holding talks in Geneva Monday to end fighting in Ukraine, where the U.N. says more than 6,000 people have died in less than a year. …read more Source:...

    Nemtsov And The Crisis In Ukraine
    Mar02

    Nemtsov And The Crisis In Ukraine

    After the shock and grief associated with the sudden murder of Boris Nemtsov, the former Russian deputy Prime Minister under President Boris Yeltsin, speculation grew about who killed him. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    EU Mediates Gas Talks Between Russia, Ukraine
    Mar02

    EU Mediates Gas Talks Between Russia, Ukraine

    Russia and Ukrainian energy ministers got together for key gas talks in Brussels, amid threats by Russia’s Gazprom to cut off deliveries to Ukraine. Russia and Ukraine have sparred over gas deliveries and payments before. With the conflict in eastern Ukraine further deepening divisions between the two countries, their energy ministers...