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(Vatican Radio) Tens of thousands of people have come out in Moscow to mourn former deputy prime minister and opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, who was shot and killed late Friday. 

Thousands of Russian mourners and Western officials were seen marching to the bridge near the Kremlin where Nemtsov was shot and killed. 

Listen to this report by Stefan Bos

Many carried Russian flags and the photo of the 55-year-old politician, who was one of the most vocal opponents of Russian president Vladimir Putin. 

His assassination happened while he was about to reveal evidence that he said would prove Russia’s direct involvement in the conflict in neighboring Ukraine. 

He earlier criticized the ongoing war between Russian-backed separatists and Ukrainian government forces. 

“We have to say no to the war,” he told a crowd at the time. “This mad policy should end. We have to say Russia and Ukraine without Putin. Russia…

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