Anti-Kremlin leader Boris Nemtsov fatally shot in Moscow

February 27, 2015 11:19 PM

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Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, an outspoken critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, was shot and killed Friday in the shadow of the Red Square only two days before he was to speak at an major anti-Kremlin rally.

Putin quickly condemned the killing and took person control of the investigation, according to his spokesman Dmitry Peskov.

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