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Victor Sawa conducts the Regina Symphony Orchestra December 2013.
Victor Sawa conducts the Regina Symphony Orchestra December 2013. Photo via RSO facebook page.

Victor Sawa conducts final season with Regina Symphony Orchestra

By Deborah Shawcross
March 1, 2015 - 12:34pm

The Regina Symphony Orchestra (RSO) is losing its charismatic conductor.  
 
After 20 years at the helm, Victor Sawa will be retiring after the 2015-2016 season.
 
Principal Bassist Steve McLellan says Sawa left his mark on the orchestra.
 

Thousands march in Russia to mourn slain Putin critic Boris Nemtsov, declare 'I am not afraid'

By The Canadian Press
March 1, 2015 - 11:41am

MOSCOW — Carrying flowers, portraits and signs that said "I am not afraid," tens of thousands of people somberly marched Sunday in Moscow to mourn opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, whose slaying on the streets of the capital has shaken Russia's beleaguered opposition.