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Putin pledges to nail Nemtsov killers, as memory march gets go-ahead (VIDEO)

Putin pledges to nail Nemtsov killers, as memory march gets go-ahead (VIDEO)

February 28, 2015

MOSCOW, Feb 28 — President Vladimir Putin today vowed to bring the “vile” killers of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov to justice as Western leaders and Russia’s opposition roundly condemned the drive-by shooting near the Kremlin walls. Putin, who earlier blamed the assassination on foes trying to discredit the Kremlin, said in a message to Nemtsov’s mother: “Everything will be done so that the organisers and perpetrators of a vile and cynical murder get the punishment they deserve,” The... Read more

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Prince William on royal tour of Tokyo

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    Britain's Prince William is served Japanese tea in the traditional way as a symbolism of welcome as he is escorted by Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe at a restored tea house at the Hama Rikyu gardens in Tokyo February 28, 2015. — Reuters pic Read More

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    Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, is escorted by Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe as he is greeted by school children holding flags upon his arrival at the Hama Rikyu gardens in Tokyo February 28, 2015. — Reuters pic Read More

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    Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, is greeted by Japan's Crown Prince Naruhito upon his arrival at the Togu Palace in Tokyo February 28, 2015. — Reuters pic Read More

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    Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, is greeted by Japan's Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko upon his arrival for a luncheon at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo February 28, 2015. — Reuters pic Read More

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    Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, wears a traditional happi coat next to a sake barrel before a sake barrel-breaking ceremony at Roppongi Hills in Tokyo February 28, 2015. — Reuters pic Read More

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    Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, greets rugby players from the Japanese top league during a reception at the British Ambassador's official residence in Tokyo February 28, 2015. — Reuters pic Read More

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    People wait for the arrival of Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, outside the T-Site Daikanyama bookstore in Tokyo February 28, 2015. — Reuters pic Read More

  • Britain’s Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, talks with children as he visits the Tsutaya bookstore Daikanyama in Tokyo February 28, 2015. — Reuters pic

    Britain’s Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, talks with children as he visits the Tsutaya bookstore Daikanyama in Tokyo February 28, 2015. — Reuters pic Read More

  • Britain’s Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, tries on a samurai costume as Japanese actress Mao Inoue in kimono looks on, during his visit a Taiga historical drama studio set at NHK in Tokyo February 28, 2015. — Reuters pic

    Britain’s Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, tries on a samurai costume as Japanese actress Mao Inoue in kimono looks on, during his visit a Taiga historical drama studio set at NHK in Tokyo February 28, 2015. — Reuters pic Read More

  • Britain’s Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, and Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wearing ‘yukata’, pose together for a photograph before a dinner at a traditional Japanese inn in Koriyama, Fukushima prefecture February 28, 2015. — Reu

    Britain’s Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, and Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wearing ‘yukata’, pose together for a photograph before a dinner at a traditional Japanese inn in Koriyama, Fukushima prefecture February 28, 2015. — Reu Read More