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  • Russia detains Ukrainian parliament member over Odessa fire

    Moscow police have detained a member of Ukraine's parliament as he was taking part in a march mourning a slain Russian opposition figure. Ukraine's parliament has protested the detention. The federal Investigative Committee said Alexei Goncharenko was...
  • Widow of murdered spy blames Russian govt for new killing

    The widow of murdered Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko thinks the Russian government may have been involved in the murder of leading opposition figure Boris Nemtsov. Marina Litvinenko told BBC Radio on Sunday she thinks Nemtsov's slaying Friday night...
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EST

    Thousands to march in Moscow to mourn slain veteran Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov Thousands are expected to march through central Moscow to mourn veteran liberal politician Boris Nemtsov, whose killing has shaken Russia's beleaguered...
  • Nemtsov a possible 'sacrificial victim,' investigators say

    Maybe it was Islamic extremists who killed Boris Nemtsov. Or someone offended by his love life. Or agents of a Western power that will stop at nothing to disfigure President Vladimir Putin's image and drive him from power. Russian investigators,...
  • Putin critic, Russian opposition leader killed in Moscow

     
    Boris Nemtsov, a longtime Russian opposition leader and sharp critic of President Vladimir Putin, was shot and killed in central Moscow, the Russian Interior Ministry said early Saturday....
  • World leaders mourn Russia's Boris Nemtsov as a courageous activist

    World leaders on Saturday joined allies of slain Russian opposition leader Boris Y. Nemtsov in mourning the loss of a tireless advocate for democracy in a country increasingly dominated by an autocratic ruler. Hundreds brought flowers to a bridge near...
  • Obama, Kerry condemn killing of Russian opposition figure

    President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday condemned the killing of prominent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov. Obama said in a statement that Nemtsov was brutally murdered. He called on Russia's government to "conduct a...
  • 'House of Cards' recap, Season 3, Episode 5

    'House of Cards' recap, Season 3, Episode 5
    Frank resorts to some unconventional methods to get America Works up and running, firing the head of the Department of Homeland Security, temporarily taking over that position himself, essentially, and trying to declare unemployment a national emergency...
  • Nemtsov killing follows slaying of other Kremlin critics

    Prominent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov's killing follows the slaying over the past decade of several other high-profile critics of President Vladimir Putin and his policies. Here is a look at some of the best-known cases. ___ ANNA...
  • Western leaders condemn Nemtsov killing, press Kremlin

    Western leaders are condemning the assassination of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov and pressing the Kremlin to ensure that the killing is investigated thoroughly. Here is a selection of comments. ___ "Mr. Nemtsov will be remembered as a...
  • 'House of Cards' recap, Season 3, Episode 3

    'House of Cards' recap, Season 3, Episode 3
    Russia's President Petrov is visiting Washington for a summit on the Israel/Palestine conflict in the Middle East. Within minutes of meeting Frank Underwood, Petrov tells him that he rejects his proposal for peace in the Jordan Valley. Oh, this is going...