Russian same-sex couple Yury Gavrikov (center R) and Maxim Lysak (center L), surrounded by riot police officers, arrive at a Gay Pride event in St. Petersburg, June 29, 2013. Dozens of gay and lesbian rights activists and their supporters gahtered for the event but were attacked by anti-gay protesters and later dispersed by the police. REUTERS/Alexander Demianchuk (RUSSIA - Tags: SOCIETY CIVIL UNREST)
Marina Litvinenko, the widow of murdered KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko, attends a demonstration in support of Boris Nemtsov, former deputy prime minister of Russia and prominent critic of Vladimir Putin, outside the Russian Embassy in London March 01, 2015. Nemstov was murdered two days ago as he walked across a bridge near the Kremlin in Moscow. REUTERS/Neil Hall (BRITAIN - Tags: CRIME LAW POLITICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) - RTR4RN56
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Photos, flowers and candles are left in memory of Boris Nemtsov, who was recently murdered in Moscow, in Independence Square in Kiev, February 28, 2015. Russia's Investigative Committee is pursuing several lines on inquiry following the murder of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, including the possibility it was an attempt to destabilise the political situation, Interfax news agency said. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko (RUSSIA - Tags: POLITICS CRIME LAW) - RTR4RJ3L http://pronewsonline.com
With Nemtsov’s Killing, a Leadership Void Widens for Russia’s Opposition
With Nemtsov’s Killing, a Leadership Void Widens for Russia’s Opposition - NYTimes.com5th March 2015 A portrait of Boris Y. Nemtsov at the Andrei Sakharov Center in Moscow on Sunday, where a memorial service was held. Credit Alexander Aksakov/Getty Images
Russian opposition leader Nemtsov shot dead in Moscow
By Alexander Winning MOSCOW (Reuters) - Boris Nemtsov, a Russian opposition politician and former deputy prime minister who was an outspoken critic of President Vladimir Putin, was shot dead meters from the Kremlin in central Moscow late on Friday. Nemtsov, 55, was shot four times in the back, the Interior Ministry said. "Nemtsov B.E. died at 2340 hours as a result of four shots in the back," an Interior Ministry spokeswoman said by telephone.