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Sunday, February 18, 2018

“Nemtsov’s memory will be immortalized at the square in honor of the Chechen separatists”

It became known the possible place where the Vilnius authorities will perpetuate the name of the murdered opposition leader Boris Nemtsov. Lithuanian politicians do not rule out the possibility that his name will be named the street where the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Lithuania.

photo: Gennady Cherkasov

Recall that a few days before the anniversary of the death of Nemtsov Lithuanian authorities, working visits repeatedly visited opposition politician, made a proposal to name a street or square named “his friend”. And 24 February, the Vilnius city Council took a unanimous decision — the street or the Park with the name of Nemtsov in Vilnius to be.

— He is a true friend of Lithuania, who was involved in the approval of Lithuania’s independence, as well as a true Democrat, who gave great hopes that Russia may have chosen the democratic path. Cynical murder really opened my eyes to the world that Russia is not ready. So I think that it is reasonable to name a square or street the name of this outstanding person, – told reporters the author of the idea, the head of the faction “Union of Fatherland” of the Mykolas Majauskas.

A little later on his page in one of the social networks after an interview with the famous Russian radio station the politician concluded that the decision of the Lithuanian authorities “the Kremlin is interesting and unexpected”.

Lithuanian politician also hoped that the procedure that should take some time after the death of the person will be accelerated.

The times, the conservative Vidas, Urbonavicius hinted that no name piece of the street near the street of Latu. This street is known to local residents primarily to the fact that there is, in addition to private homes, is a building of the Russian Embassy in Lithuania. And next to the place where perhaps there will be a new street – at the intersection of Latu and Saltoniskiu is square, named in honor of the leader of Chechen separatists Dzhokhar Dudayev.

Meanwhile, on the anniversary of the death of Nemtsov – February 28 – the head of European Union delegation in Russia Vygaudas ušackas together with 28 heads of diplomatic missions of the EU countries will honor the memory and policies will lay flowers.

As for the investigation into the murder of Nemtsov, Russian investigators spent less than a year to catch and collect evidence on the perpetrators of the murder – Zaur Dadaeva, Anzor and Sadida Gubarevich, Temirlan eskirkhanova and Khamzat buhaeva. Now all five offenders waiting for court in jail.


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