Russia Update: 5 Chechen Suspects Brought to Court in Murder of Boris Nemtsov

March 8, 2015
Zaur Dadayev, one of two men charged in the murder of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov at arraignment on March 8, 2015. Photo by Yevgeny Feldman/Novaya Gazeta

Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian government’s foreign and domestic policies.

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Two suspects in the murder of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov were arraigned in Basmanny Court today and ordered into pre-trial prison until April 28, and three others were identified as suspects and placed in detention until May 7 and 8.

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