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  • Nemtsov suspects tells court he was pressured to confess

    A man charged with the killing of Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov on Wednesday told the court he was beaten and pressured to confess. Five people have been detained in connection with Nemtsov's shooting on Feb. 27. Zaur Dadaev was the only...
  • Vladimir Putin and the neoconservatives

    PARIS -- Russia and the United States are engaged in a profound ideological confrontation -- one that isn't widely understood in Western Europe or even at the White House. It began in February a year ago. President Vladimir Putin of Russia found...
  • No nuke agreement yet: Iran talks push past deadline

    No nuke agreement yet: Iran talks push past deadline
    With stubborn disputes unresolved, nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers went past a self-imposed deadline and into overtime as negotiators renewed efforts to hammer out the outline of an agreement. Enough progress had been made to warrant...
  • From Russia with Love: Crownsville woman finds her Russian birth father and sister

    From Russia with Love: Crownsville woman finds her Russian birth father and sister
    A lot can happen in two years. In the summer of 2013, 18-year-old Elena "Lena" Lachewitz of Crownsville graduated from Archbishop Spalding High and was packing for her freshman year at college. You'd never know she had endured years of chronic pain,...
  • Crimea's only Tatar TV station goes off air

    Crimea's independent television station ATR went off air at midnight on Tuesday after Russian authorities repeatedly refused to give it a broadcasting license. ATR was established as the first channel dedicated to the Crimean Tatars, a native ethnic...
  • Iran nuclear talks head into overtime

    Iran nuclear talks head into overtime
    With stubborn disputes unresolved, nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers went past a self-imposed deadline and into overtime as negotiators renewed efforts to hammer out the outline of an agreement. Enough progress had been made to warrant the...
  • Greece disagrees with sanctions against Russia, Tsipras says

    Greece's new government disagrees with sanctions against Russia, and wants to boost trade ties with the country, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said before a visit to Moscow next week. Speaking in an interview with Russia's Tass news agency published...
  • Iran nuclear talks near deadline; differences remain

    Negotiations over Iran's nuclear program reached a critical phase Monday with diplomats struggling to overcome substantial differences just a day before a deadline for the outline of an agreement. With Tuesday's target date for a framework accord just...
  • Poland says its plans to train Ukrainian army instructors

    Poland's Defense Ministry says it plans to train about 50 Ukrainian army instructors this year, joining a NATO effort to improve Ukraine's defense capabilities as it struggles with a pro-Russia insurgency in its east. The ministry said Tuesday that...
  • Georgian president: must deepen EU, NATO ties

    The president of the former Soviet republic of Georgia says the country will continue its push for deepening relations with NATO and the European Union. The assertion by President Giorgi Margvelashvili in his state of the nation address to parliament...
  • NATO chief: convoy of US troops tests skills and bridges

    NATO's supreme commander in Europe said Tuesday that a convoy of U.S. troops crossing eastern Europe is a way of reassuring allies of the military alliance's support and of practicing little-used skills. The exercise tested many things that "hadn't...