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Vladimir Putin

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  • Putin calls opposition politician's slaying a 'disgrace'

    President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday called the slaying of his top critic a "disgrace" to Russia, while the opposition promised to complete Boris Nemtsov's work on a report documenting evidence of Russian troops' involvement in fighting in eastern...
  • Lawyer: NSA leaker Snowden wants to return home if guaranteed fair trial

    Lawyer: NSA leaker Snowden wants to return home if guaranteed fair trial
    MOSCOW (AP) — NSA systems analyst Edward Snowden wants to return to the United States from Russia if he's guaranteed a fair trial, his Russian lawyer said Tuesday. Anatoly Kucherena told a news conference Tuesday that he has teamed up with U.S....
  • Russian opposition in despair after Nemtsov's killing as Putin era endures

    MOSCOW The murder of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was the last straw for Dmitry Ostashenko, who decided to give up his life as a logistics manager in Moscow and try to leave Russia with his wife. "We can't live here any more," Ostashenko, 31,...
  • EU to adapt its foreign policy to new realities, crises

    The European Union is rethinking its foreign policy to better adapt to crises like the ones it faces in Ukraine, Russia and Syria without having to be overly dependent on allies like the United States. EU enlargement chief Johannes Hahn said Wednesday...
  • As Nemtsov buried, Russian opposition faces gloomy future

    After paying their final tributes Tuesday to slain Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov, many members of Russia's beleaguered opposition are looking into the future with gloom. The sadness and loss that drew thousands to Nemtsov's funeral is unlikely to add...
  • Stepping back from the precipice in Eastern Europe

    PARIS -- What has the past year of war inside Ukraine been about? The night of the coup or putsch in Kiev, a member of the Ukrainian parliament called for a law prohibiting the use of the Russian language in Ukraine -- a supremely stupid act, quickly...
  • Rachel Marsden: Nemtsov's Red Square murder a compelling mystery

    PARIS -- Ever since Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov was gunned down while walking with a girlfriend near Moscow's Red Square last week, there has been rampant international speculation about who's responsible for the murder. Why is everyone in...
  • US commander: Arming Ukraine increases pressure on Putin

    There's no expectation Ukraine could defeat Russia militarily if given American weapons, but they could add "muscle" to diplomatic efforts, the commander of U.S. Army Europe said Tuesday. While emphasizing the U.S. still seeks a diplomatic solution to...
  • Slain anti-Putin leader is buried as allies accuse Kremlin

    MOSCOW The funeral of murdered Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov took place in Moscow after thousands paid their last respects, while his close allies blamed President Vladimir Putin and Russia's security services for the killing. Nemtsov, who...
  • Lawyer: NSA leaker Edward Snowden wants to return home

    NSA systems analyst Edward Snowden wants to return to the United States from Russia if he's guaranteed a fair trial, his Russian lawyer said Tuesday. Anatoly Kucherena told a news conference Tuesday that he has teamed up with U.S. and German lawyers to...
  • Kremlin critic wants international probe into Nemtsov death

    A British investor who made millions in Russia before his lawyer was imprisoned and died is calling for an international investigation into the killing of Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov. U.S.-born William Browder is suggesting a probe led by the...