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A graffiti mural of a kitten, presumably painted by British street artist Banksy, on the wall of the destroyed Gaza Strip house which was damaged during the 2014 conflict between Israel and Hamas.

Georgian Stalinists attend the annual celebration of birthday of the Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin in his native town of Gori, about 80 km west of Tbilisi, Georgia, December 21, 2014.

A New Theater NDK is due to open at the National Palace of Culture (NDK) on February 9.

Tokyo Fire Department members take part in an anti-terrorism drill simulating a nerve gas attack at Tsukiji station in Tokyo, Japan, March 06, 2015.

A snowy day unexpectedly followed Wednesday's nearly spring-like temperatures in Bulgaria's capital Sofia.

Bulgarian nationalist leader Volen Siderov, who heads Ataka party, heading a traditional rally in downtown Sofia, Bulgaria, to mark Liberation Day on March 03, 2015.

Russians lay flowers and light candles in memory of Boris Nemtsov at the monument of political prisoners `Solovetsky Stone` in St. Petersburg, Russia, 28 February 2015.

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Boris Nemtsov: Once Governing Politician, Later Opposition Leader

1 of 7 | February 28, 2015, Saturday // 12:58 EPA/BGNES

July 04, 2000: Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) shaking hands with then Leader of the State Duma`s Right-Wing Union faction Boris Nemtsov (L) during a meeting at Moscow`s Kremlin, Russia.

The death of Boris Nemtsov has shocked a number of politicians, observers and citizens in Russia and across the globe.

Nemtsov has been described by many as a controversially perceived figure, but nevertheless one of the most notable ones in Russia's history.

Once a Deputy Prime Minister under Boris Yeltsin, he turned into an opposition activist due to a fallout ...

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