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Two suspects charged with Boris Nemtsov murder

Two suspects have been charged with involvement in the murder of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, a spokeswoman for the Moscow Court has said.

Five men have been detained over the killing of the vocal Kremlin critic, who was shot four times in the back as he crossed a bridge in Moscow last week.

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Thousands pay respects to Boris Nemtsov

Thousands of mourners and Russian dignitaries have paid their respects, filing past the white-lined coffin of murdered Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov as he lay in state.

Thousands watched as Nemtsov's coffin was carried to the hearse Credit: AP

People gathered in the streets outside the Sakharov Centre museum in Moscow to watch as the coffin was ceremoniously carried to a hearse, before throwing carnations onto the hood as it passed by.

He was then taken for burial at a cemetery on the western edge of the city. A Russian Orthodox priest chanted and said blessings as a smaller party, including family and around 100 guests, looked on.

People threw flowers onto the car bonnet as it passed Credit: AP

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