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Ukraine Live Day 402: 4 Killed, 21 Injured After Bus Strikes Landmine

Yesterday’s live coverage of the Ukraine conflict can be found here. An archive of our liveblogs can be found here. For an overview and analysis of this developing story see our latest podcast.

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For the latest summary of evidence surrounding the shooting down of flight MH17 see our separate article: Evidence Review: Who Shot Down MH17?


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Russia Update: At FSB Meeting, Putin Portrays Russia as Innocent Victim of Hostile World

Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian government’s foreign and domestic policies.

The previous issue is here.

After President Vladimir Putin attended the annual meeting of the Prosecutor General, the Prosecutor requested immunity be removed from MP Ilya Ponomarev, and that Jen Psaki and foreign officials be charged with “extremism.”

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Special features:

- Alexey Navalny On the Murder of Boris Nemtsov
-Theories about Possible Perpetrators of the Murder of Boris Nemtsov
-Novaya Gazeta Releases Sensational Kremlin Memo: ‘It is Seen as Correct to Initiate Annexation of Eastern Regions of Ukraine to Russia’

See also our Russia This Week stories:

- Can We Be Satisfied With the Theory That Kadyrov Killed Nemtsov?

- All The Strange Things Happening in Moscow
- Remembering Boris Nemtsov, Insider and Outsider (1959-2015)
- Ultranationalists Angry over ‘Capitulation’ of Minsk Agreement

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Ukraine Live Day 401: Poroshenko Dismisses Kolomoiskiy

Yesterday’s live coverage of the Ukraine conflict can be found here. An archive of our liveblogs can be found here. For an overview and analysis of this developing story see our latest podcast.

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For the latest summary of evidence surrounding the shooting down of flight MH17 see our separate article: Evidence Review: Who Shot Down MH17?


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Russia Update: Why Was LifeNews Searched and If Surkov is Involved, What’s the Motive?

Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian government’s foreign and domestic policies.

The previous issue is here.

Why was LifeNews raided by police yesterday? Is it related to the Kremlin grey cardinal Vyacheslav Surkov?

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Special features:

- Alexey Navalny On the Murder of Boris Nemtsov
-Theories about Possible Perpetrators of the Murder of Boris Nemtsov
-Novaya Gazeta Releases Sensational Kremlin Memo: ‘It is Seen as Correct to Initiate Annexation of Eastern Regions of Ukraine to Russia’

See also our Russia This Week stories:

- Can We Be Satisfied With the Theory That Kadyrov Killed Nemtsov?

- All The Strange Things Happening in Moscow
- Remembering Boris Nemtsov, Insider and Outsider (1959-2015)
- Ultranationalists Angry over ‘Capitulation’ of Minsk Agreement

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Russia Update: Police Raid LifeNews After NGO Complains About Exposure of Minors’ Privacy

Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian government’s foreign and domestic policies.

The previous issue is here.

The Duma’s Defense Committee has approved a draft law barring draft-dodgers from leaving the country for five years which has obtained approval of the defense community.

UPDATES BELOW

Special features:

- Alexey Navalny On the Murder of Boris Nemtsov
-Theories about Possible Perpetrators of the Murder of Boris Nemtsov
-Novaya Gazeta Releases Sensational Kremlin Memo: ‘It is Seen as Correct to Initiate Annexation of Eastern Regions of Ukraine to Russia’

See also our Russia This Week stories:

- Can We Be Satisfied With the Theory That Kadyrov Killed Nemtsov?

- All The Strange Things Happening in Moscow
- Remembering Boris Nemtsov, Insider and Outsider (1959-2015)
- Ultranationalists Angry over ‘Capitulation’ of Minsk Agreement

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Liveblog Team

Ukraine Live Day 400: Governor Claims Russian Forces Attacked Air Defence Unit Far From Front Line

Yesterday’s live coverage of the Ukraine conflict can be found here. An archive of our liveblogs can be found here. For an overview and analysis of this developing story see our latest podcast.

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For links to individual updates click on the timestamps.

For the latest summary of evidence surrounding the shooting down of flight MH17 see our separate article: Evidence Review: Who Shot Down MH17?


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Russia Update: Fetisov Has ‘No Comment’ on Alleged Cyprus Firms Exposed by Navalny’s Fund

Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian government’s foreign and domestic policies.

The previous issue is here.

Vyacheslav Fetisov, a hockey star and entrepreneur, revealed by Alexey Navalny’s Anti-Corruption Fund to have offshore companies registered in Cyprus, has “no comment” about the allegations pending a Federation Council probe.

UPDATES BELOW

Special features:

- Alexey Navalny On the Murder of Boris Nemtsov
-Theories about Possible Perpetrators of the Murder of Boris Nemtsov
-Novaya Gazeta Releases Sensational Kremlin Memo: ‘It is Seen as Correct to Initiate Annexation of Eastern Regions of Ukraine to Russia’

See also our Russia This Week stories:

- Can We Be Satisfied With the Theory That Kadyrov Killed Nemtsov?

- All The Strange Things Happening in Moscow
- Remembering Boris Nemtsov, Insider and Outsider (1959-2015)
- Ultranationalists Angry over ‘Capitulation’ of Minsk Agreement

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Ukraine Live Day 399: Another Bomb Blast In Odessa

Yesterday’s live coverage of the Ukraine conflict can be found here. An archive of our liveblogs can be found here. For an overview and analysis of this developing story see our latest podcast.

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For links to individual updates click on the timestamps.

For the latest summary of evidence surrounding the shooting down of flight MH17 see our separate article: Evidence Review: Who Shot Down MH17?


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Liveblog Team

Ukraine Live Day 398: NATO Says Russians Still Supplying Weapons To Insurgents

Yesterday’s live coverage of the Ukraine conflict can be found here. An archive of our liveblogs can be found here. For an overview and analysis of this developing story see our latest podcast.

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For links to individual updates click on the timestamps.

For the latest summary of evidence surrounding the shooting down of flight MH17 see our separate article: Evidence Review: Who Shot Down MH17?


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Liveblog Team

Ukraine Live Day 397: Despite Broken Ceasefire, Some Optimism in Kiev-Moscow Gas Talks

Yesterday’s live coverage of the Ukraine conflict can be found here. An archive of our liveblogs can be found here. For an overview and analysis of this developing story see our latest podcast.

Please help The Interpreter to continue providing this valuable information service by making a donation towards our costs.


For links to individual updates click on the timestamps.

For the latest summary of evidence surrounding the shooting down of flight MH17 see our separate article: Evidence Review: Who Shot Down MH17?