The area in front of the Russian Embassy in Washington was named Nemtsov

The area in front of the Russian Embassy in Washington was named Nemtsov

The city Council of Washington voted to rename the square in front of the Russian Embassy in honor of one of the main leaders of the Russian opposition — Boris Nemtsov. On unanimous decision of members of Council was reported in Twitter Deputy Chairman of the public organization «Open Russia» and the head of Fund of Boris Nemtsov Vladimir Kara-Murza Jr..

The city Council of Washington DC unanimously adopted in the final reading a permanent bill B22-539 square footage of Boris Nemtsov front of the Russian Embassy. The temporary law came into force. The opening ceremony will be held on February 27. pic.twitter.com/xRIbrelnh4

— Vladimir Kara-Murza (@vkaramurza) February 6, 2018

The official opening of the square. Nemtsov will be held 27 Feb — exactly 3 years after the murder of opposition.

Boris Nemtsov was shot dead 27 Feb 2015 Bolshoy Moskvoretsky bridge, near the Kremlin. To the memorial site people regularly bring flowers and pictures, which are periodically cleaned by municipal services of Moscow.

We will remind, accusation in Commission of crime were brought against the five Chechens, who by decision of a court will hold in strict regime colony from 11 to 20 years. Thus, according to the investigation, among them neither the organizers of the murder nor the customers.

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