Zhanna Nemtsova, daughter of assassinated Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, spoke with DW-TV Berlin, expressing her views on the motives and suspects in her father’s murder one year ago – and her own suspicions.
A number of important questions about the murder of Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov remain unanswered, even after a guilty verdict was handed down against five accused perpetrators, says Ingo Mannteufel.
Russia has sentenced five people for the murder of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov. Zaur Dadayev, who at one point confessed and then later recanted, was sentenced to 20 years in prison for the 2015 assassination.
The killing of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was the most high-profile political assassination in recent years. A court heard a former Chechen security official ordered the murder for a $270,000 (237,000 euro) bounty.
The Russian activist Ildar Dadin has been awarded the Boris Nemtsov Prize, established to honor those fighting for democratic values in Russia. Dadin was sentenced to a prison term for staging anti-government protests.
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