Russia makes two arrests over Boris Nemtsov murder

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    Would seem that one of those accussed of assassinating Nemtsov was a decorated (by Medvedev) member of a Russian Army special forces unit.

    https://cgrozev.wordpress.com/2015/03/07/the-medal-of-honor-killing/

    As an aside, while reading about the murder, came across a list of Russian journalists assassinated when Nemtsov was deputy PM.

    1997:

    January 13th: Nikolai Lapin, Tolyatti, editor in chief of "Obo Vsem".
    January 20th: Alexey Yeldashov, Khabarovsk, radio journalist at "Dalniy Vostok Rossiya".
    February 3rd: Yuri Baldin, Chelyabinsk, editor in chief of "Fokus TV".
    February 11th: Vyacheslav Zvonaryov, Kursk, editor of "Takt".
    February 25th: Vadim Biryukov, Moscow, editor in chief of "Press-Kontakt".
    March 20th: Vladimir Aliyev, Prokhladnoye, local radio journalist.
    March 30th: Nikolai Mozolin, St. Petersburg, freelance journalist.
    May 10th: Alexander Korkin, Pereslavl, freelance journalist.
    September 5th: Valeriy Krivosheyev, Lipetsk, journalist for Komsomolskaya Pravda.
    October 10th, Lydia Lazarenko, Dzerzhinsk, editor of "Birzha plyus svoy dom".


    1998:

    January 30th: Vladimir Zbaratskiy, Moscow, journalist for ITAR-TASS.
    February 2nd: Ivan Fedyunin, Bryansk, editor of "Bryanskie Izvestiya".
    April 6th: Lira Lobach, Tomsk, journalist for Tomsk television.
    May 20th: Igor Myasnikov, Ivanovo, director of "Volzhskiy Bulvar".
    June 7th: Larisa Yudina, Elista, editor in chief of "Sovetskaya Kalmykiya Segodnya".
    August 17th: Sergei Semenduyev, Makhachkala, freelance journalist (still missing).
    August 24th: Anatoliy Utkin, St. Petersburg, vice editor in chief of "Yuridicheskiy Peterburg Segodnya".
    August 27th: Mirbaba Seidov, Kaliningrad, editor of "Polesskiy Vestnik".
    August 28th: Vladimir Ustinov, Ivanovo, freelance journalist.
    August 29th: Viktor Shamro, St. Petersburg, journalist for Leningrad Radio.
    September 2nd: Farid Sidaui, Moscow, editor of "Prosto Nedvizhimost".
    December 30th: Sergei Chechugo, Vladivostok, vice editor in chief of "Konkurent".
     
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