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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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Putin: Boris Nemtsov murder had 'political subtext'

The murder of Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov had a "political subtext", President Vladimir Putin has said.

Russian President Vladimir Putin said such killings need to end Credit: Reuters

In a speech at a meeting with interior ministry officials, Putin - who often came under criticism from Nemtsov - said the country should be "freed" of such killings.

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