Moscow policeman at scene of shooting of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov
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Russia opposition politician Boris Nemtsov shot dead

Russia's Interior Ministry has confirmed that a leading Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov has been shot and killed in central Moscow.

An unidentified attacker in a car shot Mr Nemtsov four times in the back as he crossed a bridge in view of the Kremlin, police say.

Russian President Vladimir Putin has condemned the killing, the Kremlin says.

Sarah Rainsford reports.

  • 28 Feb 2015
  • From the section Europe
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