Boris Nemtsov murder caught on CCTV final moments of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov caught on CCTV
Murder of Boris Nemtsov that took place on a bridge in central Moscow overnight on Friday was caught on an all-weather camera belonging to TVC television. The low-resolution video hints that the killer may have been waiting for Nemtsov at the bridge. The camera captured a wide shot of Bolshoy Moskvoretsky Bridge, near the Kremlin, where the crime took place. The quality of the footage is only good enough to distinguish the cars on the bridge and the figures of people moving along it.
According to the video, the politician was gunned down at 23:31 Moscow time by a killer who was allegedly waiting for him on the stairs of the bridge. The murder happened when Nemtsov and his companion a woman in a white coat, allegedly Ukrainian model Anna Duritskaya were covered from the camera by a snow clearing vehicle passing by.
The alleged killer then ran towards a car which was stopped on the bridge several meters away. He got into the passenger's seat, and the vehicle drove off. LifeNews also obtained footage showing Nemtsov and Duritskaya arriving separately at GUM department store facing Red Square at around 22:00 MSK.
The pair apparently had dinner at one of GUM’s restaurants and then decided to walk to the politician’s nearby apartment the path of which required a walk across Bolshoy Moskvoretsky Bridge. At the moment, investigators are looking into five possible motives behind Nemtsov’s assassination. According to Vladimir Markin, spokesman for the Investigative Committee, the murder could have been a provocation to destabilize the political situation in Russia.