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  • Trudy Rubin: Nemtsov's murder a direct result of policy that demonized him

    The assassination of Boris Nemtsov on Friday only steps from the Kremlin marks the final blow to the dream of a liberal democratic Russia, a dream that once flourished after the breakup of the Soviet Union. It's hard to believe this joyous, funny, tall,...
  • Thousands rally in Moscow to honor slain foe of President Putin

    Thousands rally in Moscow to honor slain foe of President Putin
     Tens of thousands of people marched through the rain in Moscow on Sunday, bearing flowers and tying black ribbons to railings in honor of slain Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, who was gunned down late Friday night. The marchers...
  • Ukrainian model with slain Putin critic says she didn't see his killer

    Ukrainian model with slain Putin critic says she didn't see his killer
    A Ukrainian model who was with slain opposition leader Boris Nemtsov tearfully recounted¬† their last dinner in a Red Square restaurant and their walk onto a nearby bridge — but said she did not see the gunman who pulled the trigger. The...
  • Poland's 'Barbie' candidate dashes hope for left's revival

    Poland's main left-wing party was once a major player. It helped bring Poland into the European Union, sent troops to Iraq and let the CIA operate a secret prison for terror suspects. Today the Democratic Left Alliance — heir to the Cold War-era'...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • AP News in Brief at 9:58 p.m. EST

    Prominent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov shot and killed in Moscow; was Putin critic Boris Nemtsov, a charismatic Russian opposition leader and sharp critic of President Vladimir Putin, was gunned down Saturday near the Kremlin, just a day...
  • 'House of Cards' insults our intelligence

    'House of Cards' insults our intelligence
    SPOILER ALERT: This discusses the first three episodes of the third season of "House of Cards." "House of Cards," which stars Kevin Spacey as machinating politician Frank Underwood and Robin Wright as his Lady Macbeth, Claire, returned for its third...