Archive for February, 2015

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February 28, 2015, by VOANews

Authorities are preparing for tens of thousands to march in central Moscow Sunday in memory of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, who was shot to death late Friday after urging people […]

Bulgaria, European, US leaders condemn murder of Russian opposition politician Nemtsov

February 28, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria sharply condemns the murder of prominent Russian opposition leader and former deputy prime minister Boris Nemtsov, Foreign Minister Daniel Mi ...

Russian opposition leader murdered in Moscow

February 28, 2015, by VOANews

Major Russian opposition leader and former deputy prime minister Boris Nemtsov was shot dead Friday night in central Moscow. The Interior Ministry sai ...

Romanian defence ministry denies conscription amid conflict in Ukraine

February 28, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Romanian defence ministry Mircea Dusa said on February 27 that there was no conscription underway in the country amid the military conflict in neighb ...

  • Ruxit is real: Russia’s exit from Europe
    February 28, 2015, by Josef Janning of the European Council on Foreign Relations

    Leaving aside a few brief moments in the Russian policy discourse of the 1990s, post-Soviet Russia has always thought of the country’s role as being with Europe, but not of […]

  • Opposition leader Boris Nemtsov killed in Moscow
    February 28, 2015, by The Kyiv Post

    Boris Nemtsov, Russian politician opposed to the country’s leader Vladimir Putin, was killed on February 27 in Moscow. An unidentified person shot him four times, according to Interfax news agency. […]

  • Swarovski moves its plant to Serbia
    February 28, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Austrian producer of luxury cut lead glass Swarovski is to move its plants from China and Czech Republic to Austria and Serbia. The move was announced on February 27 2015 by the company’s […]

  • German MPs approve Greek bail-out extension
    February 27, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The Bundestag voted overwhelmingly in favour of the four-month extension of the Greek bailout on February 27, achieving the biggest majority for any vote on euro zone bailouts since the […]