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Slain Kremlin Critic's Final Report Makes Stunning Claims About Russia's Secret War In Ukraine

Reuters | Maria Tsvetkova | Posted 05.12.2015 | World

MOSCOW, May 12 (Reuters) - Moscow spent more than 53 billion roubles ($1.04 billion) supplying a separatist rebellion in east Ukraine and at least 220...

Interview With Prominent Putin Critic Bill Browder, CEO of Hermitage Capital Management

Samuel Ramani | Posted 05.13.2015 | World
Samuel Ramani

Browder was the largest foreign investor in Russia until 2005, when he became blacklisted from Russia as a "threat to national security." He has since emerged as one of Putin's most strident critics, and a prominent human rights activist.

Nemtsov Suspect May Have Been Tortured

AP | LAURA MILLS | Posted 03.12.2015 | World

MOSCOW (AP) — The main suspect in Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov's killing has signs of torture on his body and was forced to confess t...

Nemtsov Is Dead and I Blame You

Nina Kalandadze | Posted 05.09.2015 | World
Nina Kalandadze

I am angry with you because you traded in freedom for a little bit of comfort; you ignored all the warning signs or, even worse, knew what was happening but decided not to get involved.

Allies: Islamist Motive For Killing Nemtsov Is Nonsense

Reuters | Posted 05.09.2015 | World

By Christian Lowe and Vladimir Soldatkin MOSCOW, March 9 (Reuters) - Suggestions that Russian politician Boris Nemtsov was killed by Chechen Islami...

REPORT: Russian Assassination Suspect Blows Self Up

The Huffington Post | Jade Walker | Posted 03.09.2015 | World

A man wanted in connection with the killing of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov took his own life on Saturday. According to Russia's Interfax news agen...

Judge: Suspect In Nemtsov Killing Confesses Involvement

Reuters | Posted 05.08.2015 | World

MOSCOW, March 8 (Reuters) - A Russian judge on Sunday said a man detained on suspicion of killing opposition figure Boris Nemtsov had admitted to in...

2 Men Charged With Involvement In Murder Of Russian Opposition Figure

Posted 03.08.2015 | World

By Katya Golubkova and Jason Bush MOSCOW, March 8 (Reuters) - Russian authorities said on Sunday they had charged two men over the ki...

2 Suspects Detained In Boris Nemtsov's Murder

AP | JIM HEINTZ | Posted 05.07.2015 | World

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's security service head said Saturday that two suspects in the killing of leading opposition figure Boris Nemtsov have been det...

Lone Witness In Slaying Of Russia's Top Critic Gets Death Threats

AP | Posted 03.06.2015 | World

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Authorities in Ukraine say the sole witness in the killing in Moscow of prominent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov has r...

Scribbled Note Shows Slain Opposition Leader On Trail Of Russian Deaths In Ukraine

Reuters | Posted 03.05.2015 | World

MOSCOW, March 5 (Reuters) - It may have been the last note Boris Nemtsov ever wrote, a hurried scrawl in blue pen on a plain white sheet of A4 paper. ...

Grim, Declining Nizhny Novgorod Also Part of Nemtsov's Legacy

Kevin A. Lees | Posted 05.02.2015 | World
Kevin A. Lees

Putin came to power, not in a vacuum, but into a specific context of economic, political and cultural conditions that Boris Nemtsov helped shape, both for better and for worse.

Putin Says Opposition Leader's Murder Was Political

Reuters | Posted 05.04.2015 | World

By Denis Pinchuk MOSCOW, March 4 (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that the murder of Kremli...

Russians Grieve At Slain Opposition Leader's Funeral

AP | By LAURA MILLS and VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV | Posted 05.03.2015 | World

MOSCOW (AP) — After paying their final tributes Tuesday to slain Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov, many members of Russia's beleaguered opposition are l...

Obama: Boris Nemtsov Killing A Sign Of Worsening Climate In Russia

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 03.03.2015 | Politics

President Barack Obama said the murder of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov is a sign of a worsening climate in Russia. "This is an indicatio...

Nemtsov and the Smoking Gun

Eliot Borenstein | Posted 05.02.2015 | World
Eliot Borenstein

This may be one of the most transparent public killings of our time, and yet evidence is hard to come by. Nemtsov was shot four times in the back. Even when there is a smoking gun, there is no smoking gun. In the absence of facts, the speculation about possible culprits says far less about reality than it does about the speculators' worldviews.

Nemtsov's Murder Deepens Russia's Journey Down a Dark Path

Georgy Bovt | Posted 05.02.2015 | World
Georgy Bovt

The specific motives behind political murders are often less important than the impact those crimes have on the country's larger political processes. It is noteworthy that some observers are already comparing the murder of Nemtsov with the "Reichstag fire" or the murder of Sergei Kirov. The former marked the start of the Nazi terror in Germany while the latter served as a pretext for former Soviet leader Josef Stalin to unleash his political repression.

Nemtsov Assassination

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.02.2015 | World
Jeff Danziger

Nemtsov Assassination

Incredible Photos And Video Capture Moscow's Massive March For Slain Putin Critic

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 03.02.2015 | World

On Sunday, a procession of thousands marched to the Moscow bridge where prominent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov was gunned down. Waving Russ...

Widow Of Murdered Spy Blames Russian Government For New Killing

AP | Posted 03.01.2015 | World

LONDON (AP) — The widow of murdered Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko thinks the Russian government may have been involved in the murder of leading o...

Thousands March In Moscow To Mourn Slain Boris Nemtsov

AP | LAURA MILLS | Posted 05.01.2015 | World

MOSCOW (AP) — For the tens of thousands bearing flowers and tying black ribbons to railings in honor of slain Russian opposition politician Boris Ne...

5 Killings That Show How Dangerous It Is To Be A Kremlin Critic

AP | Posted 04.30.2015 | World

MOSCOW (AP) -- Prominent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov's killing follows the slaying over the past decade of several other high-profile crit...

Russian Opposition Leaders Hold Kremlin Accountable For Nemtsov Slaying

The Washington Post | Posted 02.28.2015 | World

Russian opposition leaders on Saturday accused the Kremlin of being behind the death of a towering figure of post-Soviet politics, Boris Nemtsov, as t...

Ukraine's President Says Russian Opposition Leader's Murder Linked To Separatist War

Reuters | Posted 04.30.2015 | World

KIEV, Feb 28 (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Saturday Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov was murdered because h...

Russian Investigators Probe Motives For Opposition Leader's Murder

AP | LYNN BERRY | Posted 04.30.2015 | World

MOSCOW (AP) — Maybe it was Islamic extremists who killed Boris Nemtsov. Or someone offended by his love life. Or agents of a Western power that will...