The Presidential Daily Brief


  1. Reasonable Doubt Cast on Nemtsov Probe

    They have five suspects and a confession, but there’s cause for skepticism. The Kremlin shouldn’t be trusted to solve Boris Nemtsov’s February 27 murder, says the head of a firm once heavily invested in Russia. Nemtsov, a former deputy prime minister, led opposition protests and, in the hours before he was shot dead, publicly called Putin a “pathological liar.” That — and a history of cover-ups — is why Hermitage Capital Management’s Bill Browder believes U.S. pressure on international courts might be Nemtsov’s best shot at justice.


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