PACE demands to reveal truth about Nemtsov's murder

PACE demands to reveal truth about Nemtsov's murder

A report was published on the organization’s website, according to which the whole truth about the crime was never disclosed, and many aspects were overlooked.

The Russian authorities have to resume the investigation into the murder of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, the Committee of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) on legal issues and human rights stated.

A report was published on the organization’s website, according to which the full truth about the crime was never disclosed, and many aspects were overlooked.

The committee expressed grave concern that the investigation did not even consider the possible video evidence that was available to the Federal Security Service.

All possible witnesses who were on the Bolshoy Moskvoretsky Bridge at the time of the murder and could observe the criminal were not interviewed either.

The draft resolution also states that the two involved in the crime, killer Zaur Dadaev and the driver of the Chechen army, Ruslan Makhmudov, who allegedly received 15 million rubles for the murder, were "closely linked to the highest echelons of the military and political power in Chechnya."

Boris Nemtsov was shot dead in the center of Moscow on February 27, 2015. The court sentenced Zaur Dadaev, the brothers Anzor and Shadid Gubashev, Temirlan Eskerkhanov and Khamzat Bakhaev to imprisonment for terms ranging from 11 to 20 years in a penal colony.

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