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Nemtsov Ally: Nemtsov's Murder "A Provocation That Is Clearly Not in Putin's Interests, It's Aimed at Rocking the Situation"

Even Nemtsov's closests political allies realize that pointing the finger at Putin is absurd

An interesting perspective on Nemtsov's murder, via TPM

Irina Khakamada, a prominent opposition figure who co-founded a liberal party with Nemtsov, blamed a climate of intimidation and warned that the murder could herald a dangerous destabilization.

"It's a provocation that is clearly not in Putin's interests, it's aimed at rocking the situation," she said in remarks carried by RIA Novosti news agency.


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