Navalny, the driving force behind the 2011-2012 mass protests in Moscow, said the killing of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov will not force him to scale down his campaign against President Vladimir Putin’s government.
Nemtsov, 55, a former deputy prime minister and one of Putin’s most vehement critics, was killed just outside the Kremlin hours after a radio interview in which he denounced the president for his “mad, aggressive” policies in Ukraine.
Kremlin critics say the spiteful nationalist propaganda on state television, which cast Nemtsov and other liberals as Western stooges, helped prepare the ground for his killing. …read more
Source: San Francisco Chronicle