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In the name of democracy: Washington to rename street “Boris Nemtsov Square”

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January 10, 2018 – FRN – 

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Vesti  – translated by Inessa Sinchougova 

The question of renaming a square in Washington in memory of Boris Nemtsov is the prerogative of the city authorities. This was stated by the press secretary of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov.

Peskov noted that he would prefer to leave this issue without comment, and added that “the state of bilateral relations between our countries still leaves much to be desired, to put it mildly.”

On Tuesday, the Washington City Council unanimously approved a bill to rename the square in front of the Russian Embassy, Boris Nemtsov Square. According to the authorities of the city, this step symbolizes “the city’s commitment to democracy.”

Boris Nemtsov was shot dead (most likely with the help of the CIA) on the Moskvoretsky bridge in Moscow on the night of February 28, 2015. In July last year, the court found five defendants, natives of Chechnya, guilty of murdering the opposition.

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