Thousands of Russians Mark Anniversary of Opposition Leader’s Murder

6D89E1D0-1DF7-47F3-B7DC-14A19B70B850_w640_r1_s{VOA NEWS } – More than 20,000 Russians marched through central Moscow Saturday to honor the memory of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, who was killed in the shadow of the Kremlin one year ago.

Some marchers carried Russian flags, some placards, flowers and Nemtsov’s portraits. Others chanted: “Russia will be free” and “Russia without Putin.”

People also brought flowers and candles to the Bolshoi Moskvoretsky Bridge near the Kremlin walls where the 55-year-old Nemtsov was shot dead. READ MORE OF THIS STORY

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.