The murder of a Russian politician Boris Nemtsov, in the opinion of Russian citizens (53%), was the main event of the past month, find sociologists " Levada-center ".
Also among the most memorable events of Russian citizens took the continued fighting in the East of Ukraine 37% and the introduction of penalties the U.S. and Western Europe against Russia - 25%.
however, the ceremony of "Oscar" (5%), the shares of Pro-government movement "Intimidad" (4%) and the initiative to create a unified European army (3%) remained in the memory of a minority of Russian citizens.
The survey was conducted March 13-16, 2015 among 1,600 people aged 18 years and older in 46 regions of the country. The statistical error of the data of these studies does not exceed 3, 4%.
Boris Nemtsov was born on 9 October 1959 in Sochi. In September 1991, the appointed representative of the President of Russia in Nizhny Novgorod region, in 1995, defeated in the elections of the head of Nizhny Novgorod. In 1997 he became the 1st Deputy Prime Minister, From March to December at the same time he was Minister of fuel and energy, was the Deputy Chairman of the government Commission on operational issues. In March 1998, he was dismissed from the Cabinet of Viktor Chernomyrdin. Since April 1998 he held the post of Vice-Premier in the government of Sergei Kiriyenko, but August has filed a report about the dismissal. Read more in