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March 2, 2015, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

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 […]

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Incumbent Reform Party wins Estonian parliamentary elections

March 2, 2015, by The Baltic Times

The governing Estonian party, the Reform Party, won the elections for the Riigikogu (the Estonian Parliament) on Sunday with a narrow lead over the bi ...

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At least 44 000 march for Nemtsov in Moscow

March 1, 2015, by The Kyiv Post

The Russian opposition had planned a protest rally “Spring” on March 1. When one of its organisers, major opposition figure Boris Nemtsov ...


Russian opposition marches in tribute to Nemtsov

March 1, 2015, by VOANews

Thousands of people gathered in central Moscow Sunday for a march to mourn murdered opposition leader Boris Nemtsov. Russian authorities, usually slow ...

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    Estonia votes amid jitters over Ukraine crisis
    March 1, 2015, by Deutsche Welle

    Estonians were voting on Sunday March 1 2015 in parliamentary elections that opinion polls suggest are likely to see the current centre-left coalition under Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas returned to power. […]

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    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 said Nemtsov was shot four times from a […]

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    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. […]