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Boris Nemtsov: 'I'm Afraid Putin Will Kill Me,' Russian Opposition Politician Said Weeks Before Being Shot Dead

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Boris Nemtsov, who was gunned down on Saturday (AP Photo/Efrem lukatsky)

The Russian opposition politician shot dead in Moscow had spoken of his fear that Vladimir Putin would have him killed weeks before his murder. 806 more words


Police: Husband and wife found shot inside apartment in Lancaster

A husband and wife were found dead of gunshot wounds Saturday morning inside a Lancaster Township apartment complex, police said.

The man and woman (who are married)  were discovered around 9:40 a.m. 112 more words


Politics and blogging not so bad here

I sometimes despair at the quality, behaviour and ethics of our politicioans and of our wider political discourse. Things could and shoulds be better.

If you listen to some of the more extreme political views, from the right at Whale Oil and Kiwiblog, and from the left at The Standard and The Daily Blog, you might think New Zealand is teetering on the edge of self destruction. 502 more words


Russian opposition leader assassinated in the street before major rally

Leading¬†opposition politician Boris Nemtsov shot dead on Moscow street a day before first major anti-Putin protest in months…

A leading Russian opposition politician and vocal critic of Vladimir Putin was gunned down in a drive-by shooting on the streets of Moscow Friday night. 94 more words


Prominent Russian opposition leader shot dead on Moscow street

MOSCOW (AP) – Russia’s Interior Ministry says Boris Nemtsov, a leading opposition figure and former deputy prime minister, has been shot and killed near the Kremlin. 98 more words