Russian politician Boris Nemtsov was killed at 11:40 p.m. Moscow time on February 27 (20:40 GMT), when several shots were fired at him from a car, while he was walking with a female companion from Ukraine in central Moscow. Nemtsov, who served as Russian deputy prime minister under the country's former President Boris Yeltsin, was a co-chair of the RPR-PARNAS (Republican Party of Russia – People's Freedom Party) since 2012 and was also one of the leaders of the liberal Solidarnost movement.
The Kremlin spokesman said that both perpetrators and those who stood behind them must be brought to justice and punished accordingly.
All five defendants in the case regarding the murder of Russian politician Boris Nemtsov pleaded not guilty, a RIA Novosti correspondent reported Monday from the court room.
Moscow’s district military court will consider the murder case of Russian politician Boris Nemtsov.
A recent Russian FSB statement about a firearm used to kill Boris Nemtsov in 2015 will not affect the ongoing investigation.
Independent investigators looking into the murder of Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov, who have previously claimed the Security Bureau of Ukraine (SBU) may have been involved in the crime, will provide further updates next week, former German intelligence agent and a representative of the investigative group Wilhelm Dietl told Sputnik.
The International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) listed Russian citizen Ruslan Mukhudinov wanted on suspicion of the murder of Boris Nemtsov.
Five individuals will be arraigned on Tuesday in connection with Boris Nemtsov’s murder.
The suspected murderer of Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov, Ruslan Mukhudinov, is believed to be hiding out in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), a judge presiding over the case said, citing information from the Russian Federal Security Service.
Shadid Gubashev, one of the accused in the murder case of prominent Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, has not recanted his confession, his lawyer Magomed Khadisov said Friday.
The medical examination for the murder of Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov has shown he could have been shot from two different pistols, newspaper Kommersant reported Saturday.
An examination suggested that the suspects in the murder of Boris Nemtsov were not present in the killer's car, a defense lawyer said.
The girlfriend of Hamzat Bakhayev, one of the suspects in the murder case of Boris Nemtsov, said she had spent two days with him at his apartment in Moscow when the politician was killed.
Russia's Investigative Committee has asked the court to keep Zaur Dadayev in custody while the high-profile investigation continues.
A suspect in the assassination of Russian politician Boris Nemtsov, Zaur Dadayev, testified against himself and others accused of the killing, a representative for Russian Investigative Committee said Wednesday.
A newly-emerged witness to the murder of Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov contradicts the confessions provided by the case's suspects (one of which was later withdrawn). The witness describes a different man and car model, and noticed that two suspicious women were present who left the crime scene in a hurry.
Vladimir Putin regularly receives reports on the ongoing investigation of Boris Nemtsov's murder, the Kremlin spokesperson said.
The European Parliament requests an independent international investigation into the murder of Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov.
Moscow Basmanny District Court received complaints on their arrest from the lawyers of suspects in the murder of Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, according to court's spokeswoman.