Who Killed Boris Nemtsov: The Chaff vs. the Wheat

He ruffled too many feathers, made too many powerful enemies, and when the media painted him as a fifth columnist and a traitor, he didn't crawl on his knees begging forgiveness but carried on with his head held high. That's not how you win over friends at the Kremlin; they dislike people who walk upright. A member of the Russian parliament from the Communist Party, Comrade Obukhov, has officially stated that the assassination of Boris Nemtsov is nothing like those of Kirov and Kennedy. That almost sounds nostalgic: they don't shoot 'em like they used to. He should know, since both Kirov and Kennedy had been gunned down by communists. But it could also be sour grapes. Russia's authoritarianism hasn't been the same ever since the Party had lost its license to kill, but there's still a chance the glory days may come back. Like certain species capable of regenerating missing body parts, Putin's Russia is now miraculously regenerating its previously...(Read Full Article)

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