Thou­sands March in Moscow to Hon­our Krem­lin Critic

The Economic Times - - Around The World -

Moscow: Thou­sands of Rus­sians marched through the cen­tre of Moscow on Sun­day to hon­our op­po­si­tion leader Boris Nemtsov two years af­ter he was gunned down near the Krem­lin walls, and to call for fur­ther in­ves­ti­ga­tions into his killing. The 55-year-old Nemtsov, a for­mer deputy prime min­is­ter and prom­i­nent critic of Pres­i­dent Vladimir Putin, was shot dead on a bridge near the Krem­lin late in the evening of Fe­bru­ary 27, 2015, as he walked home with his girl­friend from a restau­rant. Putin has said that he sup­ported the in­ves­ti­ga­tion into Nemtsov’s mur­der.

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