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Police and medics surround the body of Boris Nemtsov, a leading opposition figure and former deputy prime minister, who was shot and killed near the Kremlin, Moscow in the early hours of Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015. Nemtsov, a sharp critic of President Vladimir Putin, was killed early Saturday. His death comes just a day before a major opposition rally in Moscow.

Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov -- a fierce critic of President Vladimir Putin -- was shot four times and killed by an unknown assailant in central Moscow, a law enforcement agency tells Russian state news agency Itar Tass.
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