Viewpoint: Why I loved Nemtsov

March 4, 2015 12:59 AM

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Viewpoint: Why I loved Nemtsov

Despite the crowds who turned out to mourn Boris Nemtsov in Moscow on Sunday, it's 20 years since Russians have voted for liberal politicians in any numbers. These are dark days for Russians who espouse liberal values and a peaceful foreign policy - a mood captured in a tribute to Nemtsov by 88-year-old historian Prof Georgy Mirsky.

Here is a translation of his blog post on the website of the Ekho Moskvy radio station.

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