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The Moscow District Military Court sentenced Zaur Dadayev to 20 years in prison for the February 2015 murder of Russian politician Boris Nemtsov, a Sputnik correspondent reported from the court Thursday.
27 February 2017, 13:48 GMT
MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Defense attorney Zaurbek Sadakhanov called the verdict unjust and vowed to file an appeal.
"To impose a sentence to Dadayev in the form of 20 years imprisonment in a maximum security penal colony and a fine of 100,000 rubles [$1,659]," Judge Yuri Zhitnikov said.
Four other suspects have been sentenced to 11-20 years in prison.
On February 27, 2015, Nemtsov, who occupied a number of senior positions in the Russian government in the 1990s, and was an active opposition figure in the 2000s, was
shot dead in downtown Moscow.