Anna Duritskaya, who was walking with opposition leader Nemtsov when he was shot dead on Friday evening, told media Monday that investigators are forcing her to stay in Moscow.
Moscow will erect a 25-meter statue of Vladimir the Great, the ruler of Kievan Rus who converted his nation to Christianity, as Russia and Ukraine vie to claim the Orthodox saint on the 1000th anniversary of his death.
German utility RWE on Monday closed the sale of its oil and gas production unit DEA to Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman, ending months of uncertainty over whether the 5.1 billion euro ($5.7 billion) deal would go ahead.
Ukraine's military said on Monday one Ukrainian serviceman was killed and four wounded in separatist eastern territories in the past 24 hours, underscoring the fragility of a two-week-old cease-fire deal.
Boris Nemtsov, the Russian opposition politician who was shot dead Friday in front of the Kremlin, once considered seeking political asylum in Lithuania, former Prime Minister Andrius Kubilius has said.
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