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Moscow (AFP) – Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was shot dead in central Moscow overnight Friday, an interior ministry spokesman told AFP.

“In central Moscow, a man with documents in the name of Boris Yefimovich Nemtsov was killed,” an interior ministry spokesman told AFP, declining to give further details.

Moscow police confirmed the killing.

This story will be updated.

Photo: Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, pictured in Moscow on December 5, 2012, was shot dead in central Moscow overnight, an interior ministry spokesman said (AFP/Natalia Kolesnikova)

 

 

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