Boris Nemtsov exposed Putin’s corruption and paid with his life

Russia analyst, journalist and author, Michael Weiss, writes in the Daily Beast that murdered politician Boris Nemtsov was working on an expose of Russian military involvement in Ukraine. Two years ago, Nemtsov released a report detailing the billions of dollars that were embezzled from the Sochi Olympics budget and given as kickbacks to friends of Putin. Weiss also notes that Putin has already seized control of the murder investigation and declared that the plot to kill Nemtsov was cooked up by Putin’s enemies in order to implicate him.


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