Russia: Nemtsov's daughter says Putin 'politically' to be blamed for murder

  • Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov’s daughter Zhanna Nemtsova has said that president Vladimir Putin was “politically” to be blamed for her father’s murder.

    The former deputy prime minister, a staunch critic of Putin, was shot dead on February 27 near Kremlin, a killing that has shocked Russia.

    Putin has pledged to find his killers.

    Nemtsova told the BBC that her father’s murder had effectively “beheaded” the opposition in Russia and “frightened” everybody.

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