Murder of Boris Nemtsov

Nemtsov, co-chair of the Republican Party of Russia – People’s Freedom Party (RPR-PARNAS) and former first deputy prime minister in the Yeltsin government, was fatally shot as he was walking home with a woman in central Moscow late on February 27. He joined the opposition in the 2000s.

Five men were arrested on suspicion of killing Nemtsov: Zaur Dadayev, Anzor Gubashev, Shadid Gubashev, Khamzat Bakhayev and Tamerlan Eskerkhanov.

All five suspects charged in Nemtsov murder case

Investigators on Monday brought charges against Tamerlan Eskerkhanov and Shadid Gubashev who were detained in connection with murder of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov.