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Nemtsov calls for 'honest elections' hours before death

Leading Russian opposition politician, former Deputy Prime Minister Boris Nemtsov, has been shot dead in 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, according to police.

Speaking to the radio station Ekho Moskvy just hours before he his death, Nemtsov called for political reform in Russia and for "honest elections" to be held.

  • 28 Feb 2015
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