Russia wants to secure a land corridor in eastern Ukraine that could include Mariupol but pro-Moscow rebels may wait until the spring to attack the strategic port city, the US spy chief said Thursday. Russian President Vladimir Putin’s aim was […]
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Large crowds turned out in Moscow to march through the city in honor of Boris Nemtsov, a well-known opposition leader and critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin
Immense crowds turned out in Moscow on Sunday to march through the city in honor of slain Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov. Nemtsov — an opposition politician and frequent critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin — was supposed to appear at a Sunday rally protesting Russia’s role in the fighting in Ukraine. The rally was converted…
In a challenge to the power of the Russian presidency, five State Duma deputies recently proposed legislation aimed at rolling back Russia's ban on Western food imports.
The opposition leader and harsh critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, was gunned down in public on Friday.
Russian President Putin said "everything will be done" to bring the organizers and perpetrators of Nemtsov's murder to justice.
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The murder of Russian politician Boris Nemtsov may play into the hands of the supporters of the Western media campaign against Russian President Vladimir Putin.
He served under Boris Yeltsin as a deputy prime minister in the 1990s, but was a vocal opponent to current Russian President Vladimir Putin. Nemtsov was killed before tomorrow’s opposition march, a show of force of people who oppose Russia’s involvement in Ukraine.
The Russian President has pledged to oversee the investigation
Two weeks ago he said, “I’m afraid Putin will kill me.” Nemtsov was an outspoken critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin and a career politician, he worked to foster a healthy relationship between Russia and Ukraine for much of his career. “I’m afraid Putin will kill me,” Nemtsov told an independent Belarusian television channel two [...]
Russian President Vladimir Putin is facing a political crisis within Russia, after one of his most vocal opponents, Boris Nemstov, was gunned down in a drive-by shooting on a Moscow bridge not far from the Kremlin Friday night. The assassination...Show More Summary
2003 photo via Wikipedia Boris Nemtsov, a prominent opponent of Russian President Vladimir Putin was gunned down Friday night while walking near the Kremlin, according to news reports. #Nemtsov killed in shadow of St Basil's Cathedral, just yards from Red … Continue reading ?
Russian news outlets have reported that Boris Nemtsov, a former deputy prime minister under Boris Yeltsin and prominent critic of Russian President Vladmir Putin, was shot in the streets of Moscow, near the Kremlin, on Friday night. One of Nemtsov's fellow opposition leaders, Illya Yashin, told one Russian news website, "Unfortunately I... More »
Nemtsov served as a governor and deputy prime minister in the 1990s. He later became an opposition leader and sharp critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin. He was killed on a street in Moscow.
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A major plotline in House of Cards' third season, which premieres today on Netflix, involves Frank Underwood's tense relationship with the fictional Russian president, Victor Petrov (Lars Mikkelsen). In the third episode, "Chapter 29," Petrov attends a state dinner at the White House, where he gives a speech that's interrupted... More »
Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Cypriot counterpart Nicos Anastasiades signed an agreement on Wednesday that will allow Russian navy ships regular access to ports on the Mediterranean island nation. The move comes as ties between Russia and the West have soured over the Ukraine conflict. Putin told journalists that the ships that will dock […]