The area in front of the Russian Embassy in Washington will be named in honor of Boris Nemtsov

The area in front of the Russian Embassy in Washington will be named in honor of Boris Nemtsov

The city Council unanimously adopted a law to rename the square in front of the Russian Embassy in Washington in honor of the murdered opposition politician Boris Nemtsov.

Council members approved a bill to rename the territory between Davis and Edmunds in honor of the Russian politician and statesman who was shot 3 years ago.

The area in front of the Russian Embassy in Washington will be named in honor of Boris Nemtsov

About it on the social network Facebook, said the publicist, coordinator of the public organization «Open Russia» and the Chairman of Fund of Boris Nemtsov, Vladimir Kara-Murza Jr., who, in his own words, tried several times to poison.

The document, which confirms that solution is already on the website of the city Council of the district of Columbia.

The initiative was made by Democrat Mary M. Czech. She had previously stated that such a measure will serve as a reminder of the democratic values of America.

The law will come into force on 27 February – exactly 3 years after the death of one of the main leaders of the Russian opposition.

In may 2017, the court in Moscow found guilty of 5 suspects in Nemtsov’s murder. They received 11 to 20 years of a colony of a strict mode.

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