Russians honor slain opposition figure 40 days on

April 7, 2015 2:36 PM

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Russians honor slain opposition figure 40 days on

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Several hundred Russians paid tribute to opposition figure Boris Nemtsov on Tuesday by lighting candles and laying flowers on the bridge near the Kremlin where he was shot dead 40 days ago.

A few drivers answered opposition leaders' calls to sound their horns at 11 a.m. while the mourners stood in silence, marking a Russian Orthodox tradition of honoring people 40 days after they die. Some wiped away tears.

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