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  • Putin bestows awards on Chechen leader, Litvinenko suspect

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has bestowed an award on the leader of Chechnya — just as the North Caucasus strongman hailed the suspected killer of an opposition politician as a "true patriot." Documents posted on the Kremlin website Monday...
  • U.S. energy policies having a devastating effect on anti-Western regimes

    This year, America's most powerful foreign-policy tool won't be bombs, soldiers, or diplomats. It will be energy. America is in the midst of an unprecedented oil and gas production boom. Thanks largely to the invention and widespread adoption of...
  • 5 Chechens held, 2 charged in Nemtsov killing

    MOSCOW Five men from the Caucasus region of southern Russia were brought Sunday before a Moscow court where two were charged for their alleged roles in the killing of Kremlin critic Boris Y. Nemtsov. One of the charged suspects, former Chechen police...
  • Sad poignancy in Netanyahu's Churchillian Iran warning

    Benjamin Netanyahu's address to Congress was notable in two respects. Queen Esther got her first standing O in 2,500 years. And President Obama came up empty in his campaign to pre-emptively undermine Netanyahu before the Israeli prime minister could...
  • 2 Nemtsov suspects detained in Russia, prompting skepticism

    Russia's security service head said Saturday that two suspects in the killing of leading opposition figure Boris Nemtsov have been detained. Russian news reports later cited an official as saying one of them had served with police troops in Chechnya. The...
  • Russia arrests 2 from North Caucasus region in slaying of Boris Nemtsov

    Russia arrests 2 from North Caucasus region in slaying of Boris Nemtsov
    Russian investigators have arrested two men from the restive North Caucasus region as suspects in the brazen slaying of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov more than a week ago, the Russian Federal Security Service chief announced in a televised statement...
  • EU warms, a little, to Belarus as Russia relations freeze

    The European Union is starting to warm to Belarus again after years of bitter division during which the east European nation was coined as "the last dictatorship" on the continent. At the end of Saturday's EU foreign affairs meeting, the Latvian host...
  • In EU foreign policy, strength through unity hard to come by

    It was enough even for the normally unflappable European Union President Donald Tusk to start losing his cool. He stuttered, staggered his sentences, as he assessed what Russian President Vladimir Putin was doing to the EU's brittle sense of unity....
  • Thousands pay respects at funeral of Putin foe Boris Nemtsov

    Thousands pay respects at funeral of Putin foe Boris Nemtsov
    One by one, thousands of mourners and dignitaries filed past the white-lined coffin of slain Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov on Tuesday, many offering flowers as they paid their last respects to one of the most prominent figures of Russia's beleaguered...
  • Boehner, bipartisan group pressure Obama on Ukraine

    House Speaker John Boehner and a group of top Democrats and Republicans stepped up the pressure on President Barack Obama to provide lethal, defensive weapons to Ukraine in its fight against Russian-backed separatists. In a letter to the president on...
  • Witness in Russian politician's slaying gets death threats

    Authorities in Ukraine say the sole witness in the killing in Moscow of prominent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov has received death threats since returning to her family home in Ukraine. The General Prosecutor's office in Kiev said in a...