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February 27, 2015

Major Opponent of Vladimir Putin, Get This, Gunned Down In the Street

They pushed the Reset button on Boris Nemtsov.

A leading Russian opposition politician, former deputy Prime Minister Boris Nemtsov, has been shot dead in Moscow, Russian officials say.

An unidentified attacker shot Mr Nemtsov four times in central Moscow, a source in the law enforcement bodies told Russia's Interfax news agency.


"Several people" had got out of a car and shot him, it added.

He was known to be a reformer and was had earlier served as governor of one of Russia's biggest cities. (Not a typo; the BBC called the position "governor.")



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