In the United States has proposed to name the street in front of the Russian Embassy in honor Nemtsov

In the United States has proposed to name the street in front of the Russian Embassy in honor Nemtsov

MOSCOW, 28 Feb — RIA Novosti. Senator Marco Rubio introduced a bill to rename the street in front of the Russian Embassy in Washington in honor of slain Russian politician Boris Nemtsov, said in a statement published on the official website of the Republican.

“Two years ago, Boris Nemtsov was killed in Moscow on a bridge near the Kremlin, and no one has been held accountable”, — said in a statement Rubio. Thus, the Senator is proposing to name the street “Boris Nemtsov Plaza” in honor “of Nemtsov and to all Russians fighting for their democratic rights”.

This is not the first case when the U.S. government offered to call the objects in his capital, in honor of the Soviet and Russian leaders. So, in 1984 the Committee on appropriations of the U.S. Congress approved the renaming of the territory of Washington that housed the Embassy of the Soviet Union, “Sakharov Plaza” in honor of Andrei Sakharov, who in 1980 was sent into exile for his human rights activities.

The Germans occupied in 1990-ies a number of high posts in the government of Russia, and in the 2000s, joined the opposition. He was killed on 27 February 2015 at approximately midnight (23.31 GMT) on the Bolshoi Moskvoretsky bridge in the centre of the capital.

On Sunday in Moscow has passed the action in memory of Nemtsov. According to the interior Ministry, the rally was attended by about 5 thousand people.

In the case of his murder the defendants are alleged killer Zaur Dadayev, Khamzat, who, according to investigators, co-conspirators supplied information and had to hide them after the crime, Temirlan Eskerkhanov, which is charged with tracking the routes of Nemtsov, as well as brothers Anzor and Shadid Gubareva.

Also the investigation is allocated in separate manufacture criminal case concerning the alleged customer and the organizer of the murder of Ruslan Muhudinov, held November 2015 in the international wanted list, and against other unidentified persons.

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin at a press conference in December said that watching all the loud, high-profile cases, including the investigation of the murder of Nemtsov. He also noted that he supports “anything that makes a consequence in the direction of identify all the circumstances, to identify all those involved and those responsible.”