Putin Critics Condemn Opposition Leader's Murder

At the scene of Nemtsov's killing, his allies denounce Putin government propaganda

Medics lift the body of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, covered with plastic, on Moskvoretsky bridge near St. Basil cathedral in central Moscow on February 28, 2015.

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Stuffed in a black plastic bag, Boris Nemtsov’s body was lying for two hours on the rain-soaked pavement several hundred feet away from the Kremlin wall and Moscow’s most famous landmark, St Basil’s cathedral. The 55-year-old liberal politician was shot dead as he was crossing the Bolshoy Moskovertsky bridge, which leads from the Red Square to the southern part of the city. 

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