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West condemns murder of Kremlin critic as Putin blames foes

West condemns murder of Kremlin critic as Putin blames foes

28 February 2015   0 comments
Western leaders and Russia's opposition on Saturday condemned the drive-by assassination of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov while President Vladimir Putin suggested the crime was staged to throw suspicion...

Isolated skirmishes hamper Ukraine truce 28 February 2015

Ukraine said Saturday that isolated clashes were punctuating a shaky truce with pro-Russian rebels after international monitors warned that the conflict in the country stands at a "crossroads".Kiev military...

Nemtsov urged end to Ukraine conflict hours before killing 28 February 2015

Three hours before his death, Boris Nemtsov gave an interview to a Moscow radio station, condemning President Vladimir Putin's actions in Ukraine and calling for an end to the conflict.In a 45-minute...

Russian opposition leader Nemtsov's murder 'meticulously pla... 28 February 2015

The murder of Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov was carefully planned, investigators said Saturday, pointing to details of the weapon used and the killers' knowledge of his movements."There...

Obama condemns 'brutal, vicious' Nemtsov killing 28 February 2015

US President Barack Obama condemned what he called the "brutal" and "vicious" murder of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, a fierce critic of President Vladimir Putin who was shot dead in Moscow...

EU voices 'indignation' over Nemtsov murder

28 February 2015
EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini voiced "indignation" Saturday over the assassination of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, calling for a "full, rapid and transparent" probe. "It is with......

Russian opposition leader Nemtsov shot dead near Kremlin

28 February 2015
Western leaders on Saturday condemned the drive-by shooting of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, a fierce critic of President Vladimir Putin, as he was walking across a bridge near the Kremlin.US......

Ukraine mourns slain Russian opposition leader Nemtsov 28 February 2015

Kiev on Saturday paid homage to slain Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, who was gunned down in Moscow hours after calling on people to protest against Vladimir Putin over the war in Ukraine. President...

Hollande condemns killing of Russian 'defender of democracy'... 28 February 2015

French President Francois Hollande on Saturday condemned the murder of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, calling him a "defender of democracy".In the first European reaction after the 55-year-old...

Ukraine conflict at 'crossroads' as troop deaths shake truce 28 February 2015

International monitors said the conflict in Ukraine was at a "crossroads" as further losses among government forces rattled a two-week-old truce just as it seemed to be gaining traction.The deaths of...

Russian opposition leader Nemtsov shot dead near Kremlin 28 February 2015

Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, a fierce critic of President Vladimir Putin, was gunned down while walking in sight of the Kremlin late Friday, prompting an international chorus of condemnation.The...

Obama condemns 'brutal, vicious' Nemtsov killing 28 February 2015

US President Barack Obama condemned what he called the "brutal" and "vicious" murder of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, a fierce critic of President Vladimir Putin who was shot dead in Moscow...

Nemtsov: Yeltsin reformer turned Putin foe 28 February 2015

Boris Nemtsov, who was murdered Friday just metres from the Kremlin walls, served as a deputy prime minister under Boris Yeltsin before becoming one of the most prominent opponents of President Vladimir...

Russian opposition leader Nemtsov shot dead near Kremlin 28 February 2015

Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, a fierce critic of President Vladimir Putin, was gunned down while walking in sight of the Kremlin late Friday, prompting an international chorus of condemnation.The...

White House condemns 'brutal' Nemtsov murder, urges probe 28 February 2015

The White House condemned what it called the "brutal" murder of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, a fierce critic of President Vladimir Putin who was shot dead in Moscow on Friday."We call on Russian...

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