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A former Chechen police officer who admitted to taking part in the murder of Russian opposition activist Boris Nemtsov "likely confessed under torture", a member of the Kremlin's rights council told on March 11
KIEV - Agence France-Presse
Ukrainian President Yanukovych scrapped controversial anti-protest laws but faced calls from the military to take 'urgent steps'
Ukraine's parliament on Wednesday launched a debate on whether to grant amnesty for detained protesters as the country's first post-independence president warned of civil war.
LONDON - The Associated Press
Researchers tracked about 151,000 adult men in the Russian cities of Barnaul, Byisk and Tomsk from 1999 to 2010 before blaming vodka binges for early deaths
Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych in a decree on Jan. 28 accepted the offer of resignation from Prime Minister Mykola Azarov and the entire cabinet.
President Viktor Yanukovych on Thursday accused the opposition of inflaming tensions in Ukraine's crisis but also admitted for the first time that the authorities had made mistakes.
Ukraine's Justice Minister Olena Lukash warned she could call for a state of emergency after radical protesters seized her ministry in the centre of Kiev
MOSCOW - Agence France-Presse
Russian security services on Thursday published the names of the alleged suicide bombers who carried out two deadly blasts last month and said they had also arrested two suspected organisers.
Ukraine's president offered the PM's post to the opposition, but those vowed to press on with protests until all their demands are met
The Ukrainian parliament on Wednesday in a dramatic late night session adopted a law that would grant an amnesty to protesters arrested during the country's crisis
KIEV - Reuters
Anti-government protesters were on Friday occupying regional administration buildings in six regions in western Ukraine after storming the buildings
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