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Russia opposition politician Boris Nemtsov shot dead

Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, an outspoken critic of President Vladimir Putin, was shot and killed late Friday in the shadow of the Kremlin only two days before he was to speak at a major anti-government rally.

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Russia issues warning to Ukraine over rebel crackdown

Ukraine has accused Moscow of sending more troops and armour into the country to support separatist rebels, as Russia warned Kiev that its campaign against the militants was a grave error that could have “irreversible consequences”.

Fighting at … Read More