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    Nemtsov Planned to Reveal Russian Links to Ukraine Conflict: Poroshenko
    Feb28

    Nemtsov Planned to Reveal Russian Links to Ukraine Conflict: Poroshenko

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Saturday Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov was murdered because heplanned to disclose evidence of Russia’s involvement in Ukraine’s separatist conflict. …read more Source:...

    Russian Politicion Boris Nemtsov: ‘I’m afraid Putin will kill me’ Two Weeks Before Murder
    Feb28

    Russian Politicion Boris Nemtsov: ‘I’m afraid Putin will kill me’ Two Weeks Before Murder

    The drive-by murder of Boris Nemtsov, a well-known Russian opposition figure, has drawn the condemnation of numerous world leaders. He may have foreshadowed his death a few weeks ago. “I’m afraid Putin will kill me because of my actions,” he told the Sobesednik blog in mid-February, referring to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Nemtsov had...

    Poroshenko: Boris Nemtsov Murdered For Plans To Reveal Russia’s Role In Ukraine Conflict – Report
    Feb28

    Poroshenko: Boris Nemtsov Murdered For Plans To Reveal Russia’s Role In Ukraine Conflict – Report

    Boris Nemtsov, a leading critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, was apparently murdered because he planned to reveal evidence of Russia’s role in the Ukraine conflict, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Saturday. Poroshenko said Nemtsov had told him weeks ago he had proof of Russia’s involvement and would disclose it,...

    Nemtsov killing follows slaying of other Kremlin critics
    Feb28

    Nemtsov killing follows slaying of other Kremlin critics

    MOSCOW (AP) — Prominent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov’s killing follows the slaying over the past decade of several other high-profile critics of President Vladimir Putin and his policies. Here is a look at some of the best-known cases. ___ ANNA POLITKOVSKAYA Renowned journalist Anna Politkovskaya, 48, was fatally shot in the...

    Nemtsov killing follows slaying of other Kremlin critics
    Feb28

    Nemtsov killing follows slaying of other Kremlin critics

    MOSCOW (AP) — Prominent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov’s killing follows the slaying over the past decade of several other high-profile critics of President Vladimir Putin and his policies. Litvinenko had fallen out with the Russian government and became a strong critic of the Kremlin, obtaining political asylum after coming to...

    Poroshenko: Boris Nemtsov Killed Over Evidence Linking Russia To Ukraine Conflict
    Feb28

    Poroshenko: Boris Nemtsov Killed Over Evidence Linking Russia To Ukraine Conflict

    KIEV, Feb 28 (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Saturday Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov was murdered because he planned to disclose evidence of Russia’s involvement in Ukraine’s separatist conflict. Poroshenko paid tribute to Nemtsov, who was shot dead late on Friday, and said the fierce critic...

    Russian investigators: Killing of Putin critic Boris Nemtsov may be provocation
    Feb28

    Russian investigators: Killing of Putin critic Boris Nemtsov may be provocation

    MOSCOW — Russia’s top investigative body said Saturday it is looking into several possible motives for the killing of prominent opposition figure Boris Nemtsov, including an attempt to destabilize the state, Islamic extremism, the Ukraine conflict and his personal life. A statement from the body, the Investigative Committee, did not …...

    Boris Nemtsov’s murder a ‘shameful act of violence’: Stephen Harper
    Feb28

    Boris Nemtsov’s murder a ‘shameful act of violence’: Stephen Harper

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper expressed his sadness at the murder of a former Russian deputy minister while criticizing the country’s invasion of Ukraine. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Western leaders condemn killing of Russia’s Nemtsov, call for investigation
    Feb28

    Western leaders condemn killing of Russia’s Nemtsov, call for investigation

    BERLIN – Western leaders are condemning the assassination of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov and pressing the Kremlin to ensure that the killing is thoroughly investigated. Prime Minister Stephen Harper said in a statement Friday night that he was “shocked and saddened” to learn Nemtsov had been gunned down in Moscow by assailants who...

    Who was outspoken Putin critic Boris Nemtsov?
    Feb28

    Who was outspoken Putin critic Boris Nemtsov?

    Nemtsov had been working on a report proving Russia’s involvement in the Ukrainian conflict. …read more Source: USA...