Thousands of Russians gathered on Sunday in central Moscow to commemorate the defeated leader of the Russian opposition Boris Nemtsov, a candid critique of President Vladimir Putin who was killed in a Kremlin bridge in 2015
Reuters reports that the protesters carried portraits of a smashed politician – who criticized Putin's regime as authoritarian and undemocratic – and carried out posters with the inscription: "We gave Russia scammers, it's time to take it back" and "These balls in all of us
Approximately 10.6 thousand people gathered to a rally north of the Kremlin, reports Reu
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During his death, Nemtsov worked on a report on Russia's role in the Ukrainian conflict, which was condemned by NATO and the United Nations Organization.
His killing at age Forty-five years have sent cold through Positive circles, [Reuters]
Ramzan Kadyrov, a security officer of the Chechen leader of the Kremlin, was sentenced to shootings that killed Nemtsov and received a 20-year prison term. Another four men convicted of involvement in the murder of Nemtsov received from 11 to 19 years.
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At that time, supporters of the late politician and physicists accused the authorities of concealing and said that the people who ordered his murder were left alone .
Associated Press contributed to this report.