The U.S. Senate Committee on public administration adopted may 17, bill S. 459 to rename the square in front of the Russian Embassy in Washington in the “area of Boris Nemtsov” in honor of the former Prime Minister of Russia, who was murdered in Central Moscow in February 2015.

This information was confirmed by chief editor of radio station “Echo of Moscow” Alexei Venediktov and coordinator, “Open Russia”, scriptwriter of the film . “Too a free man,” Vladimir Kara-Murza Jr..

Boris Nemtsov was gunned down on Great Moskvoretsky bridge in Moscow on 27 February 2015. The court proceeded to the merits of the criminal case about the murder of a politician in early October 2016. On the dock in the role of the alleged perpetrators of the murder were Zaur Dadayev, Anzor and Shadid Gubareva, Temirlan Eskerkhanov and Khamzat.

They are accused of committing crimes under part 2 of article 105 of the criminal code (“Murder committed in an organised group on hiring”) and part 3 of article 222 (“Illegal acquisition, transfer, storage, transportation and carrying of firearms and ammunition”).

According to investigators, the alleged organizer of the crime is a former officer of the battalion “North” Ruslan muhudinov. The charge brought against him in absentia. From November 2015, he is on the international wanted list.

The U.S. Senate renamed the square in downtown Washington in front of the Russian Embassy in honor of Boris Nemtsov 17.05.2017

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