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Nemtsov’s murder to be viewed in court in several months

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUFive accused people in the case regarding the murder of Russian politician Boris Nemtsov will stand before the court either in May or the end of summer, as reported by De Facto programme of LTV. Both Nemtsov family’s lawyer Vadim Prokhorov and lawyers of the accused have begun analysing materials of the criminal case.

De Facto reports that the prosecution believes the aforementioned crime was carried out by six men. They did this in exchange for money, or course. Zaur Dadayev – former member of Chechen Sever unit – was the one who shot Nemtsov. Another member of Sever, Beslan Shavanov and security guard of some food store in Moscow Anzor Gubashev picked up Dadayev from the scene of the crime in a car. The other three members of the group were responsible for gathering information about Nemtsov. All members of the group except Shavanov are under arrest; he was killed when the police came to arrest them. The official version – he blew himself up with explosives.

Shansudin Cakayev, the lawyer of Zaur Dadayev, told LTV that his client only lived in the same apartment with the murderers. He also claims his client was elsewhere when the crime was committed. The real shooter was allegedly Beslan Shavanov.

«We have irrefutable proof that Dadayev was communicating with his friends on the phone at the moment of the crime using WhatApp and Viber. Dadayev says he only admitted committing the crime because he was being tortured during the police interrogation,» – said the lawyer in his conversation with De Facto.

The official version states that the order to murder Nemtsov was given by one Ruslan Muhudinov. However, Nemtsov’s lawyer believes the real coordinator may be one Ruslan Geremeyev. Muhumudinov worked as a driver for him.

Following Ruslan Geremeyev, Chechen leader Ramzan Kadirov has also appeared in this case. Geremeyev is not only a member of the so-called Kadirov’s army, but also a relative of Kadirov’s right hand man Adam Delimhanov.

Novaya Gazeta has information that several days after the murder of Boris Nemtsov a meeting was held in Chechnya – Ramzan Kadirov and Geremeyev both took part in it.

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