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Trial Opens for Suspects in Killing Russian Opposition Chief

A Moscow military court is beginning to hear the case of five people accused of involvement in the killing of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov. Nemtsov was shot late at night in February 2015 as he and a companion walked across a bridge near the Kremlin. The brutality so close to the center of Russian power both frightened and angered supporters of the beleaguered opposition.   Five suspects, all of them Chechens, faced the court in Moscow on Monday as the hearings began. The...

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