EU Lawmakers Condemn Nemtsov Killing, Rights in Russia

March 11, 2015 3:33 PM

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European Union lawmakers have condemned the killing of Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov and expressed increasing concern at worsening pressure from Moscow on opposition groups.

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini told the lawmakers Wednesday that "freedom of expression is under increased pressure. Opposition parties struggle to exist and have access to mainstream media."

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