Murder in Moscow

No doubt the Russian president disliked and despised Nemtsov, but neither he nor any other opposition leader posed any threat to Putin’s power.

Flickr Photo: Evgeniy Isaev
Tens of thousands of people marching in Moscow in memory of slain opposition politician Boris Nemtsov.
Gwynne Dyer
Published: Wednesday, 03/04/2015 12:00 am EST
Last Updated: Wednesday, 03/04/2015 12:00 am EST

“Every time I call (my mother),” said Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov recently, “she gives me a talking-to: ‘When will you stop being rude about Putin? He'll kill you.’”

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