Video: Boris Nemtsov was with a 23 year old Ukrainian model from Kiev when he was shot
The woman he was together with
In the last couple of hours before the deadly shooting, Nemtsov had dinner at a restaurant inside GUM, the famous department store on Red Square, with the woman he was with when he was shot. She was later identified by police as Ukrainian model Anna Duritskaya, 23. from Kiev. Called Anka by friends. According to Duritskaya, the two then went for a walk at about 23:00 Moscow time (20:00 GMT).
Nemtsov was walking on Bolshoy Moskvoretsky Bridge with Anna Duritskaya from Ukraine. It was then when he was shot from a car that was passing by,” said the ministry’s official representative, Elena Alekseeva, as quoted by Rossiya 24 TV channel. “The woman who was with him is currently being questioned in a police department,” Alekseeva added.
Police said they believe the murder was planned well in advance.
Why she was there will be questioned for a long time…