With Boris Nemtsov’s death comes revelations by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko that the political opponent of Vladimir Putin had planned on proving Russia’s military actively positioned Russian troops in Ukraine, a contentious allegation that has been continuously claimed by the United States and NATO. Show More Summary
As hundreds of people brought flowers Saturday to a bridge near the Kremlin where opposition politician Boris Y. Nemtsov was slain the night before, President Vladimir Putin swore that he would do his best to have the killers of his outspoken critic brought to justice.
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. 1. Show More Summary
The opposition leader and harsh critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, was gunned down in public on Friday.
LATE on February 27th Boris Nemtsov, a Russian opposition leader and former deputy prime minister, was shot four times in the back just a stone’s throw from the Kremlin. Vladimir Putin, Russia’s president, condemned the killing and promised to investigate. Show More Summary
In Season 3 of House of Cards, President Underwood squares off against Russian President Victor Petrov, a.k.a. Vladimir Putin. Also, Pussy Riot makes a very memorable cameo.
The murder of Russian politician Boris Nemtsov may play into the hands of the supporters of the Western media campaign against Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Here's an excellent article from the BBC's web site which tells a sorry tale of what it's like to be a critic of President Vladimir Putin - in modern day Russia. Political opponents and dissidents may no longer be sent of the salt mines...Show More Summary
The violent death of yet another critic of President Vladimir Putin confirms to me that Russia has become a rogue state which is willing to eliminate its political opponents both at home and abroad. The BBC has published a helpful list...Show More Summary
Russian opposition leader Nemtsov shot dead in Moscow Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov has been shot dead in Moscow. Nemtsov, 55, an outspoken critic of President Vladimir Putin, had been due to take part on Sunday in the first big opposition protest in months in the capital. Russia’s Investigative Committee confirmed the death, saying it [...]Show More Summary
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. A police spokeswoman on the scene said he had […]
He served under Boris Yeltsin as a deputy prime minister in the 1990s, but was a vocal opponent to current Russian President Vladimir Putin. Nemtsov was killed before tomorrow’s opposition march, a show of force of people who oppose Russia’s involvement in Ukraine.
Two weeks ago he said, “I’m afraid Putin will kill me.” Nemtsov was an outspoken critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin and a career politician, he worked to foster a healthy relationship between Russia and Ukraine for much of his career. “I’m afraid Putin will kill me,” Nemtsov told an independent Belarusian television channel two [...]
Russian President Vladimir Putin is facing a political crisis within Russia, after one of his most vocal opponents, Boris Nemstov, was gunned down in a drive-by shooting on a Moscow bridge not far from the Kremlin Friday night. The assassination...Show More Summary
MOSCOW (AP) — Boris Nemtsov, a Russian opposition leader and sharp critic of President Vladimir Putin, was gunned down Saturday near the Kremlin, officials said. Nemtsov was killed just a day before a protest planned against Putin's rule.
2003 photo via Wikipedia Boris Nemtsov, a prominent opponent of Russian President Vladimir Putin was gunned down Friday night while walking near the Kremlin, according to news reports. #Nemtsov killed in shadow of St Basil's Cathedral, just yards from Red … Continue reading ?
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. Show More Summary
Nemtsov served as a governor and deputy prime minister in the 1990s. He later became an opposition leader and sharp critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin. He was killed on a street in Moscow.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Cypriot counterpart Nicos Anastasiades signed an agreement on Wednesday that will allow Russian navy ships regular access to ports on the Mediterranean island nation. The move comes as ties between Russia and the West have soured over the Ukraine conflict. Putin told journalists that the ships that will dock […]
Former YUKOS tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky says Russia’s economy will weaken further. ||| London - Former Russian tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky said on Thursday Vladimir Putin was a “naked king” presiding over an economy that will weaken further, eventually provoking a battle between rival clans in Moscow. Show More Summary