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    This quote from former chess champion Garry Kasparov captures the significance of a Russian opposition leader’s murder
    Feb28

    This quote from former chess champion Garry Kasparov captures the significance of a Russian opposition leader’s murder

    Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was shot dead in Moscow Friday, and many of his supporters including the former chess champion Garry Kasparov assume Vladimir Putin is to blame. Kasparov — one of the world’s greatest chess players and an ally of Nemtsov’s who helped him organize protests against Putin — says Nemtsov’s...

    Rebels Withdraw Heavy Arms in Eastern Ukraine
    Feb28

    Rebels Withdraw Heavy Arms in Eastern Ukraine

    Russian-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine continued withdrawing tanks and other military vehicles Saturday from the front lines, obeying a cease-fire reached in mid-February. Ukraine said there was a decrease in violence Friday night into Saturday. Ukraine’s military reported its first deaths in three days earlier on Friday. A Ukrainian...

    Kyiv: Ukrainian Journalist Killed In Eastern Shelling
    Feb28

    Kyiv: Ukrainian Journalist Killed In Eastern Shelling

    The Ukrainian military said a journalist was killed and three soldiers had been wounded in the past 24 hours in the eastern part of the country. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian Opposition Mourns Murdered Leader Nemtsov
    Feb28

    Russian Opposition Mourns Murdered Leader Nemtsov

    (Reuters) – Thousands of stunned Russians laid flowers and lit candles on Saturday on the bridge where opposition politician Boris Nemtsov was shot dead near the Kremlin, a murder that showed the risks of speaking out against President Vladimir Putin. Nemtsov, 55, was shot four times in the back by assailants in a white car as he walked...

    Ukraine unable to stop Russian advance, even with NATO aid, says general
    Feb28

    Ukraine unable to stop Russian advance, even with NATO aid, says general

    Gen. Philip Breedlove, the head of the US European Command and allied commander of NATO, gave U.S. lawmakers earlier this week an update on the situation in Ukraine. It is an interesting assessment in light of the news that the Conservative government is looking at sending Canadian training troops and other support to Ukraine. “In the current...

    Ukrainian photojournalist killed in shelling in restive east
    Feb28

    Ukrainian photojournalist killed in shelling in restive east

    ARTEMIVSK, Ukraine (AP) — A Ukrainian photojournalist has been killed in shelling in eastern Ukraine.Serhiy Nikolayev, a staff photographer for… …read more Source:...

    US leaders condemn killing of Russian opposition figure
    Feb28

    US leaders condemn killing of Russian opposition figure

    People gather at the site where Boris Nemtsov was murdered in central Moscow on Feb. 28. Credit: REUTERS/Maxim Zmeyev WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday condemned the killing of prominent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov. Obama said in a statement that Nemtsov was brutally murdered. He called on...

    Ukrainian photojournalist killed in shelling in eastern Ukraine
    Feb28

    Ukrainian photojournalist killed in shelling in eastern Ukraine

    A Ukrainian photojournalist has been killed in shelling in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukrainian Photojournalist Killed in Shelling in Restive East
    Feb28

    Ukrainian Photojournalist Killed in Shelling in Restive East

    Ukrainian photojournalist killed in shelling in eastern Ukraine …read more Source: ABC...

    Intrigue and Fear Flood Russia After Killing of Boris Nemtsov
    Feb28

    Intrigue and Fear Flood Russia After Killing of Boris Nemtsov

    An old friend recounted hearing the former deputy prime minister tell of dangerous new research on Russian involvement in the Ukraine conflict. …read more Source: The New York...