In several Russian cities on February 27, demonstrations, timed to the first anniversary of the murder of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov. The most ambitious event took place in Moscow.
The organizers of demonstrations in the capital agreed with the authorities of a demonstration with the participation of 50 thousand people. At the time of the March, gathered seven thousand demonstrators, but the number is gradually increasing. The column marched along the Boulevard ring. Police detained one person who came to the demonstration in the mask Putin.
In St. Petersburg, several thousand people gathered near the metro station «Gorkovskaya» and went to field of Mars, where the meeting will be held in memory of Boris Nemtsov.
In Kazan there was a relatively small meeting with the participation of 300 people, said the TV channel «Rain». Several hundred demonstrators held a rally in Yaroslavl. Another rally was held in Khabarovsk. It is also known about the meetings in Nizhny Novgorod, Ryazan, Pskov, Murmansk, Orel, Novosibirsk, Omsk and Tomsk, Kemerovo, Chelyabinsk, Yekaterinburg.
In Voronezh the picketers pelted with flour and Zelenka. In Krasnoyarsk the demonstration was disrupted. One of the organizer, the head of the local branch of PARNAS Evgeny Baburin, said that the previous day he had been abducted by unidentified men and held for several hours.
Boris Nemtsov was shot dead in Moscow on Bolshoy Moskvoretsky bridge late on Friday evening, February 27.
The prosecution in the murder policy against the alleged organizer Ruslan Muhudinov, as well as five of the alleged perpetrators of the murder Nemtsov — Zaura Dadaeva, Anzor and Sadida Gubarevym, the Boy Eskirkhanova and Khamzat Bachevo. Another suspect, Savanov Beslan, blew himself up during the arrest.