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Russia / Nemtsov Assassination / McFaul Interview #1079659

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 28, 2015
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(Studio: Peter Alexander) Report introduced.

(London: Kelly Cobiella) The murder of Boris Nemtsov%, an opponent of Russian President Vladimir Putin, featured; scenes shown from the site of the shooting in Moscow; details given of theories about the killing & Nemtsov's position on Ukraine & a statement from President Obama quoted. [Political activist Garry KASPAROV@- calls Nemtsov a "martyr."] [In 2000, NEMTSOV - criticizes Putin.] Photos shown of other political opponents of Putin, who have died.

(Studio: Peter Alexander) Live discussion held with former ambassador Michael McFaul about the consequences of this murder. [From Stanford, McFAUL - says it won't change US-Russia policy, but Russia appears unhinged with the government losing control; states propaganda in Russia criticizes the US & Putin opponents,]

Reporter(s):
Alexander, Peter;
Cobiella, Kelly
Duration:
00:04:40

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