Russia makes two arrests over Boris Nemtsov murder

Saturday, 07 March 2015 - 15:57

The head of the Federal Security Service has announced that 2 men have been arrested over the murder of Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov,.

Anzor Gubashev and Zaur Dadayev were detained today, FSB director Alexander Bortnikov said, speaking on national television.

President Vladimir Putin has been informed of their detention.

The murder last week of the veteran liberal politician, on a bridge within sight of the Kremlin, shocked Russia.