In Pictures

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.

Russian investigators stand near the covered body of Boris Nemtsov, with St. Basil`s Cathedral seen in the background, in central Moscow, Russia, 28 February 2015.

A group of European ambassadors and officials visit the site of the killing of Boris Nemtsov in central Moscow, Russia, 28 February 2015.

German Ambassador to Russia Ruediger von Fritsch (C) visits the site of the killing of Boris Nemtsov in central Moscow, Russia, 28 February 2015.

A BGN 16 B "banknote" depicting Bulgaria's Finance Minister Vladislav Goranov is held by protesters against Bulgaria's move to take on the aforementioned amount of new debt. Friday's protest was organized by the oppositon socialist party.

A man mourns as he put flowers at the site of murder of Boris Nemtsov in central Moscow, Russia, early February 28, 2015.

Thai durian for sale at a fresh food market in Bangkok, Thailand, 26 February 2015. A calendar shows a picture of the beloved Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej

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Boris Nemtsov: Once Governing Politician, Later Opposition Leader

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

August 31, 2010: Russian riot police detaining leader of the Solidarity opposition group, Boris Nemtsov (C), during an opposition rally in central Moscow, 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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