March in Vilnius commemorates slain Russian opposition figure Nemtsov – photos

Demonstrators marched in Vilnius on Saturday to commemorate Boris Nemtsov, a Russian opposition politician killed near the Kremlin five years ago on February 27, 2015.

People in Vilnius carried the pictures of Nemtsov, as well as Lithuanian, Belarusian, Crimean, Russian and Ukrainian flags.

Last Thursday, Prague in the Czech Republic became the third city after Vilnius and Washington to name the squares in front of the Russian embassies after Nemtsov.  Read more:  Prague joins Vilnius in renaming square by Russian embassy after Nemtsov   

Meanwhile, thousands rallied in Moscow to commemorate Nemtsov, but also protestagainst the proposed constitutional channges that would see Russian President Vladimir Putin cling-on to power.

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