US Senator McCain Blames Putin for Boris Nemtsov Murder; Culture of Impunity

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Notice how carefully this is phrased. Putin may or may not have ordered directly ordered his assassination: “Putin may not have ordered Boris’s assassination. But what is so frightening about Putin’s Russia is that he didn’t need to. My friend Boris was killed because of the culture of impunity that Vladimir Putin has created in Russia, where individuals who dare to speak the truth about Putin’s tyranny and corruption are routinely persecuted, attacked, and often killed, but those responsible are never held accountable.” (US Senator McCain)

Jun 29 2017
STATEMENT BY SASC CHAIRMAN JOHN McCAIN ON RUSSIAN COURT’S CONVICTIONS FOR MURDER OF BORIS NEMTSOV
Washington, D.C. ­– U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ), Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, released the following statement today on a Russian court’s conviction of five people for the murder of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov:

“Whatever the guilt or innocence of…

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