Tag: Boris Nemtsov assassinated

‘Instead of a Maidan, the Donbass Has Come to Moscow,’ Martynov Says

February 28, 2015

Staunton, February 28 – The murder of Boris Nemtsov within sight of the Kremlin means that “instead of a Maidan,” against which Vladimir Putin has organized, “the Donbass has come” to Russia, a development that means “the little house of cards” that the Kremlin leader had been building has come crashing down, Kirill Martynov says. […]

Russia Update: Opposition Mourns Leader Boris Nemtsov, Assassinated Near Kremlin

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. The previous issue is here. UPDATES BELOW Boris Nemtsov, opposition leader, has been shot dead two days before he was to lead a protest march against Russia’s war on Ukraine and […]