The murder of Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov could be a provocation since it is ‘manna from heaven’ for those who don’t want to see Russia strong, Dr William Mallinson, former British diplomat and historian told RT.
It is up to the police to investigate Nemtsov’s murder, not Western journalists who immediately deduced from their crystal ball that the Russian government was linked to death, said Marcus Papadopoulos, the editor of Politics First magazine.
It is blasphemous to use tragedies like the murder of Boris Nemtsov to suggest politicized interpretations, Russia's foreign minister said, adding: “This filthy crime will be investigated with the utmost rigor of the law.”
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The assassination of Boris Nemtsov is a tragedy for Russia, its people and Vladimir Putin, says Aleksandra Nerozina, a London-based journalist, adding that, like any other president, Putin needs opposition - or he simply cannot build a democratic society.
Boris Nemtsov did not pose a threat to the Russian government, according to presidential press secretary Dmitry Peskov. The murder of the Russian opposition figure has been called a "provocation" by a number of politicians and public figures.
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Famous Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov has been shot dead in the center of Moscow. The shots came from a vehicle. Reportedly, Nemtsov had previously received death threats on social media sites.
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