After Years of Battling Nemtsov, the Kremlin Battles His Memory

28.09.2017
About Memory Boris Nemtsov

World Affairs
After Years of Battling Nemtsov, the Kremlin Battles His Memory
Spotlight on Russia
Vladimir Kara-Murza
28 September 2017

For more than two years now, anyone walking across Bolshoi Moskvoretsky Bridge—steps away from Moscow’s iconic St. Basil’s Cathedral and a few hundred yards from the Kremlin wall—passes by a small makeshift memorial made of a few buckets with fresh flowers by the sidewalk, handwritten posters, candles, Orthodox icons. A confident man smiling from the photographs. This is the spot where, on the night of February 27, 2015, Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was gunned down, five bullets to his back, by an Interior Ministry officer subordinate to Ramzan Kadyrov, the Kremlin’s man in Chechnya. While the hired guns have been convicted, no one is really pretending to look higher up the chain of command.

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Premier of the film «That doesn’t mean you have to kill him» FILM

14.10.2016
Film about Boris Nemtsov

Premier of the film «That doesn’t mean you have to kill him»
Author Leonid S. Martynyuk
Washington, 6 October

Here is text from Leonid S. Martynyuk’s speech at the presentation of his short film about the perpetrators of Boris Nemtsov’s death:

First of all, I want to say thank you to everyone who helped to organize this presentation. I am grateful for this opportunity to show you our documentary, which is very important for me. Boris Nemtsov was my colleague and friend. He was a man whom you can rely. I think a matter of honor do not forget and to seek justice. And I will.
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