15,000 Russians March in Memory of Slain Opposition Leader Boris Nemtsov; Some Attacks, Detentions, Seizing of Banners

February 27, 2017
March in memory of slain opposition leader Boris Nemtsov in Moscow, February 26, 2017. The signs contain a pun on the name "Boris" which also means "Fight!" in Russian.: From left to right, the signs have the Ukrainian saying, "Heroes Don't Die"; "He died for the future of Russia"; "He fought for a free Russia"; "He fought for our future". Photo by Ilya Varlamov

Live Updates: On February 26, fifteen thousand Russians marched in Moscow and thousands in other Russian cities to commemorate the assassination February 27, 2015 of Boris Nemtsov, former first vice premier and a leader of the opposition.

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