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Russia's Black Sea Fleet remains in Ukraine's Sevastopol · 2010-04-28 17:04

Russia's Black Sea Fleet, diary-news.comBoth the Russian State Duma and the Ukrainian parliament have ratified the agreement extending the presence of the Russian Black Sea Fleet in Ukraine after 2017 for another 25 years.

Russian parliamentarians have expressed their support for the deal with 410 votes.

Despite opposition's attempts to block the decision a total of 236 Ukrainian parliamentarians supported this decision on Tuesday, RT reports.

Ukrainian opposition lawmakers have tried to block the deal to extend the lease of the naval base saying it betrays the country's national interests, a position that Russia' Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has found surprising.

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1.3.2015 21:59 Ukrainian MP Detained Over Odessa Massacre Leaves Moscow Police Station

The lawmaker was detained earlier in the day when he arrived in Moscow to take part in a march commemorating the slain Russian politician Boris Nemtsov.

1.3.2015 19:50 Russia Expels Western Double Agent

The Latvian national worked for Western intelligence agencies for 22 years. He started with working for Latvia, and then switched to the US. His job in Russia related to the Russian Defense Ministry.

1.3.2015 17:49 Police Arrest Ukrainian MP Involved in Odessa Tragedy at Nemtsov's Mourning

Ukrainian lawmaker Goncharenko took part in the violent events in southern Ukraine's Odessa on May 2, 2014, when far-right activists blocked anti-EU protesters inside the city's House of Trade Unions and set the building on fire that resulted in 48 deaths.

1.3.2015 16:53 Witness Describes Killer of Russian Politician Boris Nemtsov

According to the Russian Interior Ministry, Nemtsov was killed in the center of Moscow at 11:40 p.m. local time on Friday (20:40 GMT), when several shots were fired at him from a passing car.

1.3.2015 16:6 About $50,000 Reward Offered for Information on Nemtsov's Murder

The Russian Investigative Committee has offered about $50,000 reward for valuable information on murder of politician Boris Nemtsov.

1.3.2015 15:26 March in Memory of Murdered Politician Nemtsov Kicks Off in Moscow

At least 7,000 people are marching past Boris Nemtsov's murder site in Moscow. Rallies in his memory are taking place in several other Russian cities, including St. Petersburg.

1.3.2015 13:35 Restive Kamchatka Volcano Spews Ash Disrupting Alaska Air Travel

One of three volcanoes, currently erupting in Russia's Kamchatka, produced a huge ash cloud that grounded flights in Alaska over the weekend.

1.3.2015 9:47 Boris Nemtsov’s Murder Caught on CCTV Camera (VIDEO)

As fresh evidence of Friday night’s assassination of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov keeps cropping up, Moscow’s TVC channel showed footage of the murder caught on an all-weather camera. The low-resolution video hints that the killer may have been waiting for Nemtsov on the Bolshoi Moskvoretsky Bridge just outside the Kremlin.

1.3.2015 4:36 Members of Russian Presidential Council to Monitor Nemtsov Funeral March

Several members from the Russian Presidential Council for Civil society and Human Rights will serve as monitors at the funeral march dedicated to the memory of recently-killed Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov.

1.3.2015 1:50 Opposition to Hold Funeral March in Memory of Boris Nemtsov in Moscow

The opposition will hold a funeral procession in Moscow in memory of murdered on the night of February 28 Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov on March 1, local media reports.

28.2.2015 23:36 European Lawmaker Hopes for Peaceful Nemtsov's Funeral March in Moscow

A member of European Parliament Beatriz Becerra expressed his hope for a smooth and peaceful demonstration in Moscow to honor killed Russian opposition figure Nemtsov's memory.

28.2.2015 20:7 Russia, EU at Risk of Political Violence in Wake of Nemtsov’s Murder

Director of Communications at the Council of Europe emphasized that the political nature of Nemtsov's murder was only an assumption and warned against speculation.

28.2.2015 18:52 German MP Urges to Refrain From Sweeping Conclusions on Nemtsov’s Murder

Any political exploitation and speculation in regard to the murder of Boris Nemtsov without knowing the backgrounds should be rejected, a German lawmaker said.

28.2.2015 17:56 Russia to Build Its Own Equivalent of Silicon Valley in Moscow

A new research project based out of the Moscow State University (MSU) is being developed. The research center has quickly been named “Russia’s Silicon Valley”.

28.2.2015 17:20 Dutch Senator Condoles on Death of Russian Opposition Figure Nemtsov

Dutch Senator Kox also said he hoped that the perpetrators involved in the murder would be found and brought to justice.

28.2.2015 16:41 Moscow Authorities Sanction March to Commemorate Russian Politician Nemtsov

The politician was killed on Friday night, as several shots were fired at him from a car while Nemtsov was walking with a female companion in central Moscow.

28.2.2015 16:8 Putin Pledges to Make Every Effort to Bring Nemtsov's Killers to Justice

Russian President Putin said "everything will be done" to bring the organizers and perpetrators of Nemtsov's murder to justice.

28.2.2015 15:3 Russia’s Chief Investigation Department to Take Case of Nemtsov’s Murder

Russian Investigative Committee chief ordered the criminal case of Nemtsov's murder to be transferred to Russia's Chief Investigation Department.

28.2.2015 13:53 Who Mr. Nemtsov Was and Why He Was Killed

Russian politician Boris Nemtsov was fatally shot in Moscow late on Friday.

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