All posts tagged Russia

Nadiya Savchenko
March 5, 2015, by The Kyiv Post

Nadiya Savchenko, Ukrainian army officer imprisoned in Moscow, has terminated her 80-day hunger strike. After spending 2.5 months on glucosis and amino acid injections only, Savchenko has agreed to eat […]

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US official: New sanctions against Russia under consideration

March 4, 2015, by VOANews

A top U.S. official says Washington is considering imposing new sanctions against Russia if a Ukraine cease-fire deal reached last month in Minsk cont ...

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Turkey aims to become energy hub for Russian gas

March 4, 2015, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

With Moscow declaring in the coming years that it will divert its gas supplies away from Ukraine and through Turkey to supply Europe, Ankara said it i ...


Russia, Ukraine agree on gas delivery deal through to end of March

March 3, 2015, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

Russia and Ukraine have agreed on a gas delivery deal through the end of March, despite the conflict over pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. ...

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    EU mediates gas talks between Russia, Ukraine
    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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    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, was assassinated on the night of February 27, it […]

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    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 to give permission for large opposition rallies, gave […]

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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 […]