: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: US & Canada

    Poroshenko: Nemtsov Planned to Reveal Russian Links to Ukraine Conflict
    Mar01

    Poroshenko: Nemtsov Planned to Reveal Russian Links to Ukraine Conflict

    Outside the heavily guarded Russian embassy in Kiev, a sign of respect lies in peace. This sign here reads Ukraine mourns, as residents pay tribute to Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov. Nemtsov was killed on Friday in Moscow. He is hailed by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko as a bridge between the two countries. …read more...

    Thousands of Stunned Russians Mourn Slain Opposition Figure
    Mar01

    Thousands of Stunned Russians Mourn Slain Opposition Figure

    Stunned, thousands of Russians are laying flowers and lighting candles on this Moscow bridge … where opposition politician Boris Nemtsov was gunned down late Friday night. The vocal critic of President Vladimir Putin was due to lead a march on Sunday against the war in Ukraine as well as Kremlin policies on the economy … but...

    Memo From Europe: Germans at the Crux of Crises, but Reluctantly
    Mar01

    Memo From Europe: Germans at the Crux of Crises, but Reluctantly

    Europe’s indispensable nation, at the center of crises over Ukraine and Greece and often uncomfortable with leadership, has had a rocky month. …read more Source: The New York...

    Boris Nemtsov’s murder investigated by group that answers to Putin
    Mar01

    Boris Nemtsov’s murder investigated by group that answers to Putin

    Russia’s top investigative body said Saturday it is looking into several possible motives for the killing of prominent opposition figure Boris Nemtsov, including an attempt to destabilize the state, Islamic extremism, the Ukraine conflict and his personal life. A statement from the body, the Investigative Committee — which answers to...

    Opposition leaders accuse Russia in assassination of Putin critic
    Mar01

    Opposition leaders accuse Russia in assassination of Putin critic

    MOSCOW — Russian opposition leaders on Saturday accused the Kremlin of being behind the death of a towering figure of post-Soviet politics, Boris Nemtsov, as they struggled to come to grips with the highest-profile assassination of President Vladimir Putin’s 15 years in power. The slaying of one of Putin’s most biting critics swept a...

    Why the Kremlin Is Blaming Putin Critic’s Murder on a ‘Provocation’
    Mar01

    Why the Kremlin Is Blaming Putin Critic’s Murder on a ‘Provocation’

    On Saturday the Kremlin trotted out a favorite piece of Russian doublespeak to explain the murder of one of its most strident critics. Boris Nemtsov, a leading figure in the opposition to President Vladimir Putin, was shot dead around midnight on Friday a short walk from Red Square, and within hours the state had deemed the killing a...

    We Think of Nemtsov
    Mar01

    We Think of Nemtsov

    In a frigid Moscow two years ago, I had one of my last encounters with Boris Nemtsov. “Aren’t you afraid you’ll be put in jail, or something worse?” I asked. “Pasha V.V. [that’s what they call Putin in Russia] won’t cross a certain line. He won’t target me physically. They have a rule to not touch former members of...

    Ukrainian photojournalist killed in shelling in eastern Ukraine
    Mar01

    Ukrainian photojournalist killed in shelling in eastern Ukraine

    A Ukrainian photojournalist was killed in shelling in eastern Ukraine on Saturday as the cease-fire deal brokered by Western leaders seems to fail to silence the guns completely. …read more Source: Global...

    Nemtsov’s Last Hours
    Feb28

    Nemtsov’s Last Hours

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – It was near closing time on Friday at the upscale Bosco restaurant that looks out onto the illuminated red-brick walls of Moscow’s Kremlin. Boris Nemtsov and his young, dark-haired girlfriend were finishing dinner. A political reformer who had fallen foul of Russian President Vladimir Putin, Nemtsov had been...

    Boris Nemtsov’s murder investigated by group that answers to Putin
    Feb28

    Boris Nemtsov’s murder investigated by group that answers to Putin

    Russia’s top investigative body is looking into several possible motives for the killing of prominent opposition figure Boris Nemtsov, including a number of theories that the Kremlin’s critics regard as attempts to obscure the truth. …read more Source:...