The Moscow city court upheld the refusal to reclassify the case about the murder of Nemtsov

The Moscow city court upheld the refusal of the Investigative Committee (IC) to reclassify the case about the murder of politician Boris Nemtsov from the article “murder” on article “an encroachment on life state or the public figure”, reports “Interfax”.

The requirement put forward by victims on the murder. The lawyer Olga Mikhailova, referring to the testimony of the defendants in the case, stressed that they knew exactly Nemtsov as a politician. “All the accused knew, who such Nemtsov that he is a politician, a statesman, which is confirmed by their testimony they gave to investigators,” said Mikhailov. However, the judge Vyacheslav Mishin protocols of the interrogation refused to attach in his opinion, these materials will not be considered in this process.

25 December to reclassify the case refused Basmanny court of Moscow. The decision to refuse the reclassification made by the investigation in the framework of its powers, lawfully and reasonably, considered by the court. “In the decision the court proceeds from the fact that the criminal investigation is not over”, stated in the decree.

At the time of the murder Nemtsov was the acting Deputy of the Yaroslavl regional Duma, prior to that he held the post of first Deputy Prime Minister and the leader of the faction in the state Duma.

Nemtsov was killed late on the evening of 27 February, on the Big Moskvoretsky bridge in the centre of the capital. Defendants in the case were five people: Zaur Dadayev (the alleged perpetrator), Anzor Gubashev, Bakhaev, Khamzat, Shadid, Gubashev and Temirlan Eskerkhanov. The organizer of the murder of UK regards Ruslan mukhutdinova, which the media had previously named the Moscow driver of an officer of the battalion “North” Ruslan Eremeev.

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February 27 marks a year since the assassination of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov. Now the investigation has revealed only seven alleged perpetrators: five accused are in jail…

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