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Russia Police Arrests Two over Nemtsov Killing

Two men have been detained over the killing of Boris Nemtsov, a Russian oppositioner who was shot dead late on February 27, Russian officials say.

World » Russia | March 7, 2015, Saturday // 12:00 | Viewed: 1950

Nemtsov's Girlfriend 'Received Death Threats'

Ukrainian model Anna Duritskaya, who was accompanying Russian oppositioner Boris Nemtsov when he was murdered, claims to have received death threats, prosecutors say.

World » Russia | March 6, 2015, Friday // 14:52 | Viewed: 1464

Putin Slashes Russian Government Salaries by 10%

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree Friday thus reducing government salaries by 10%.

World » Russia | March 6, 2015, Friday // 13:52 | Viewed: 2067

Russia's Navalny Freed from Detention

Opposition leader and prominent blogger Alexey Navalny has been released from his 15-day custody in Moscow, his press secretary says.

World » Russia | March 6, 2015, Friday // 13:29 | Viewed: 1291

UK's Hammond States EU Readiness for New Sanctions against Russia

UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has stated Thursday that sanctions against Russia can only be lifted in case the Minsk agreement is upheld.

World » Russia | March 6, 2015, Friday // 11:57 | Viewed: 1274

Ukraine Secures Russian Gas Supplies for Another Five Days, Gazprom Says

Ukraine has paid in advance USD 15 M to Russia for natural gas purchases that will meet  its needs for five days, Gazprom has said.

World » Russia | March 5, 2015, Thursday // 16:16 | Viewed: 1630

Probe into Nemtsov Murder Pursuing Several Lines of Inquiry

Investigators of the assassination of Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov are pursuing several lines of inquiry, including a contract killing, the head of the Russian Security Service Alexander Bortnikov has said.

World » Russia | March 4, 2015, Wednesday // 16:47 | Viewed: 1296

PepsiCo and Coca Cola to Close Production Facilities in Russia

A number of companies are now considering closig their production plants in Russia on account of the devaluation of the Russian ruble and the unfavorable economic conditions.

World » Russia | March 4, 2015, Wednesday // 15:58 | Viewed: 2862

Majority of Russians Oppose Military Action in Donbass

Close to 60% of the Russian people are against military deployment of Russian forces in Donbass even if tensions escalate.

World » Russia | March 4, 2015, Wednesday // 12:58 | Viewed: 2621

Russia Bids Nemtsov Goodbye

The memorial service in honor of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov started at 10 am Moscow time Tuesday.

World » Russia | March 3, 2015, Tuesday // 11:16 | Viewed: 1454

Tens of Thousands March in Moscow to Honour Murdered Boris Nemtsov

Tens of thousands of people marched in central Moscow on Sunday afternoon to honour the memory of the murdered Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov.

World » Russia | March 1, 2015, Sunday // 14:48 | Viewed: 2854

Thousands Expected to March in Moscow in Memory of Nemtsov

Thousands of people are expected to gather in Moscow on Sunday afternoon to honour the memory of assassinated Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov.

World » Russia | March 1, 2015, Sunday // 11:35 | Viewed: 1505

UN Chief Calls for Bringing Nemtsov’s Killers to Justice ‘Swiftly’

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has condemned the assassination of Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov and said he expected the perpetrators “to be brought to justice swiftly.

World » Russia | March 1, 2015, Sunday // 10:13 | Viewed: 1459

Russia's Putin Vows Justice after Boris Nemtsov Killing

Russian President Vladimir Putin has told murdered Boris Nemtsov's mother that "everything will be done" have the perpetrators and organizers "punished.

World » Russia | February 28, 2015, Saturday // 15:53 | Viewed: 2491

Russia Opposition Allowed to Hold Mourning March after Nemtsov Death

Opposition leader Ilya Yashin has announced a rally paying tribute to Boris Nemtsov is to take place on Sunday, March 1, after a dispute with Moscow officials was settled.

World » Russia | February 28, 2015, Saturday // 13:52 | Viewed: 1714

Nemtsov Murder: Investigators Suggest Leader Might be 'Sacrifical Victim'

There have been various suggestions as to why opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was killed on Thursday evening in Moscow, 500 meters from the Kremlin.

World » Russia | February 28, 2015, Saturday // 13:41 | Viewed: 1698

Moscow Prohibits Nemtsov Tribute Rally

Local officials in the Russian capital Moscow have refused to allow a mourning march in memory of oppositioner Boris Nemtsov, who was shot dead on Friday evening.

World » Russia | February 28, 2015, Saturday // 12:49 | Viewed: 1634

Russian Investigators: Nemtsov Killing Linked to Charlie Hebdo Comments

Investigators are working on the hypothesis that the killing of Boris Nemtsov was related to his stance on the attack of Charlie Hebdo magazine.

World » Russia | February 28, 2015, Saturday // 12:27 | Viewed: 5881

Russia Opposition to Move Rally to Moscow Center after Nemtsov Murder

The opposition in Russia has rescheduled a march planned for Sunday after prominent politician Boris Nemtsov was murdered on Friday evening.

World » Russia | February 28, 2015, Saturday // 11:24 | Viewed: 1377

Nemtsov 'Was Preparing Report on Russia-Ukraine Standoff' - Opposition

Murdered Russian oppositioner Boris Nemtsov was working on a report allegedly containing evidence of Russia's direct involvement in Ukraine's unrest, according to Nemtsov's fellow colleagues.

World » Russia | February 28, 2015, Saturday // 10:43 | Viewed: 2379

Who Is Who: Boris Nemtsov

Boris Nemtsov, who was shot dead in Moscow late on February 27 Boris Nemtsov, was well-known as an oppositional leader and one of the main figures to harshly criticize Russia’s politics as led by President Vladimir Putin.

World » Russia | February 28, 2015, Saturday // 09:52 | Viewed: 2241
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