Boris Nemtsov

Europe

Here's What Happened in Russia on the First Anniversary of the Killing of Boris Nemtsov

At least 10,000 people participated in a peaceful march through Moscow to commemorate the slain opposition leader, but protesters in some cities were harassed and attacked.
Alec Luhn
2.27.16
Europe

Russian Authorities Name Alleged Mastermind of Boris Nemtsov Killing Amid Cover-Up Claims

A lawyer for the Nemtsov family said the suggestion that a former officer in Chechnya's Interior Ministry was the mastermind of the Putin foe's assassination was "complete nonsense" and looked like a bad joke.
VICE News and Reuters
12.29.15
Europe

A Who's Who of Russian Dissidents Gathered in London to Protest Against Putin

VICE News was at a secret awards ceremony in London, as Russian dissidents gathered together to honor Sergei Magnitsky who was beaten to death in a Russian prison six years ago.
Sally Hayden
11.17.15
war and conflict

Ukraine Releases Video to Prove Its Claimed Capture of Two Russian 'Special Forces'

The two alleged Russian troops that were captured over the weekend refused to be sedated during medical treatment out of fear that Ukrainian doctors would harvest their organs.
Liz Fields
5.18.15
Twitter

Putin's Absence Has Russians Worrying, and Wondering, Despite Assurance from Kremlin

The Russian leader has not appeared in public for more than a week, since he was last seen at a March 5th meeting.
Olivia Becker
3.14.15
politics

Plot Thickens as Suspect Who Said He Killed Boris Nemtsov Retracts Confession

In a twist, Zaur Dadayev professed his innocence to members of a prisoners' rights monitoring group on Tuesday, claiming that the authorities had pressured him to confess.
Alec Luhn
3.11.15
politics

Blame Game Begins as Caucasus Men Are Charged with Boris Nemtsov's Murder

The arrest of two Chechens has given rise to a theory that they had acted out of anger over Nemtsov's support of 'Charlie Hebdo,' though it has also raised the possibility that Ramzan Kadyrov could be connected to the murder.
Alec Luhn
3.10.15
politics

Chechen Officer Admits Guilt In Opposition Leader Nemtsov's Murder

One of two men accused of taking part in the murder of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov has admitted his guilt, a Moscow judge said.
Alec Luhn
3.8.15
vice

The Assassination of Boris Nemtsov: Kremlin's Biggest Critic

VICE News attended the site of Boris Nemtsov’s death shortly after the incident and spoke to those still coming to terms with the murder of the beloved opposition leader.
VICE News
3.6.15
Europe

Pro-Kremlin Activists Claim Boris Nemtsov Killed by 'American Curators'

Leaders of Russia's "Anti-Maidan" movement say US intelligence agencies orchestrated the Russian opposition leader’s death to prompt a regime change.
Alec Luhn
3.5.15
video

New Dashcam Video Shows Scene Outside Kremlin Minutes After Murder of Boris Nemtsov

The video corroborates CCTV footage showing a white vehicle — possibly a getaway car — at the scene of the assassination near the Kremlin.
Liz Fields
3.4.15
africa

VICE News Capsule - Monday, March 2

Day of mourning for slain Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov, new offensive targets Rwandan rebels in the eastern DR Congo, some Libyan migrant centers are ill-equipped to care for thousands fleeing Africa, and police bust fake art gang in...
VICE News
3.2.15
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