Death threats and a late night dinner before Russia's Nemtsov was shot dead

March 1, 2015 7:03 AM

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Death threats and a late night dinner before Russia's Nemtsov was shot dead

MOSCOW (Reuters) - It was near closing time on Friday at the upscale Bosco restaurant that looks out onto the illuminated red-brick walls of Moscow's Kremlin. Boris Nemtsov and his young, dark-haired girlfriend were finishing dinner.

A political reformer who had fallen foul of Russian President Vladimir Putin, Nemtsov had been preoccupied for weeks with details of an opposition march planned for Sunday.

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