The coffin of Boris Nemtsov is carried from a memorial service in Moscow
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Boris Nemtsov murder: Politician laid to rest in Moscow

Thousands of Russians have bid farewell to murdered Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov as his funeral took place in the capital Moscow.

They queued to view his coffin before it began its journey to a city cemetery where he was laid to rest.

No arrests have been made and no motive has been established for the crime.

The BBC's Sarah Rainsford reports from Moscow.

  • 03 Mar 2015
  • From the section Europe
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