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Boris Nemtsov shot dead: An appalling crime - and further evidence of Russia's political depravity

Vladimir Putin had a nerve writing to the mother of the murdered opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, saying he “shared her sorrow” over her son’s death, and then having his sugary words of condolence put on the Kremlin website. Few people believe that the Russian President would have been so foolish as to directly order the assassination of a well-known critic in front of the Kremlin. But Mr Putin is the man most responsible for creating an atmosphere in Russia in which critics and traitors are increasingly confused with one another.

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