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    The Men Fighting with Bullets from 1943
    Feb28

    The Men Fighting with Bullets from 1943

    Paul Wood and cameraman Moose Campbell report from the frontline near Donetsk in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Canadian proposal to train Ukrainian military police on hold amid fighting
    Feb28

    Canadian proposal to train Ukrainian military police on hold amid fighting

    OTTAWA – A proposal that would see a handful of Canadian military police officers train their Ukrainian counterparts is on hold because of the fighting in the east of that embattled country. The idea was floated late last year by former defence minister Rob Nicholson as the Harper government agreed to expand military co-operation with President...

    Prominent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov shot dead
    Feb28

    Prominent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov shot dead

    MOSCOW (AP) — Boris Nemtsov, a charismatic former deputy prime minister turned Russian opposition leader, was shot and killed in Moscow Saturday, officials said. Nemtsov, who was 55, was a sharp critic of Putin, assailing the government’s inefficiency, rampant corruption and the Kremlin’s policy on Ukraine, which has strained...

    Prominent Russian opposition figure shot and killed in Moscow
    Feb28

    Prominent Russian opposition figure shot and killed in Moscow

    MOSCOW – Boris Nemtsov, a charismatic former deputy prime minister turned Russian opposition leader, was shot and killed in Moscow Saturday, officials said. He was 55. Nemtsov’s death comes just a day before a planned protest against President Vladimir Putin’s rule. The Kremlin said that Putin will personally oversee the...

    Russian Opposition Leader Boris Nemtsov Shot Dead In Moscow
    Feb28

    Russian Opposition Leader Boris Nemtsov Shot Dead In Moscow

    MOSCOW (AP) — Boris Nemtsov, a charismatic former deputy prime minister turned Russian opposition leader, was shot and killed in Moscow Saturday, officials said. He was 55. Nemtsov’s death comes just a day before a planned protest against President Vladimir Putin’s rule. The Kremlin said that Putin will personally oversee the...

    Russian Opposition Leader Murdered in Moscow
    Feb28

    Russian Opposition Leader Murdered in Moscow

    Major Russian opposition leader and former deputy prime minister Boris Nemtsov was shot dead Friday night in central Moscow. The Interior Ministry says Nemtsov was shot four times in the back of the head. Police have launched a special operation to hunt down the killer. Nemtsov was scheduled to lead an opposition protest Sunday in Moscow. VOA...

    ‘House of Cards’ Needs to Read Up on Russia
    Feb28

    ‘House of Cards’ Needs to Read Up on Russia

    Spoiler alert: This review includes plot details from the first six episodes of season three of House of Cards. At the outset of House of Cards’ third season, Frank Underwood is president of the United States. After all his mischief and plotting, the time has come for Underwood, played by Kevin Spacey, to do the inevitable: govern. But by...

    Ukraine troops bitterly question their leaders as Kiev pulls back in east
    Feb28

    Ukraine troops bitterly question their leaders as Kiev pulls back in east

    Today’s withdrawal of heavy weapons in accordance with the Minsk cease-fire marks a major reversal for Kiev. For many soldiers, cynicism about commanders is weighing heavily. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Fears for Ukraine ceasefire
    Feb28

    Fears for Ukraine ceasefire

    The US Director of National Intelligence, James Clapper, has warned that the US expects pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine to resume the war in the spring. Specifically he says they will try to take the city of Mariupol, as part of a drive to open a land corridor to Crimea. Pro-Russian forces are already reported to be moving heavy weapons in that...

    Prominent Russian Opposition Figure Boris Nemtsov Shot Dead
    Feb28

    Prominent Russian Opposition Figure Boris Nemtsov Shot Dead

    MOSCOW—Russia’s Interior Ministry says Boris Nemtsov, a leading opposition figure and former deputy prime minister, has been shot and killed near the Kremlin. Nemtsov, a sharp critic of President Vladimir Putin, was killed early Saturday. His death comes just a day before a major opposition rally in Moscow. The Interior Ministry, which...