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# assassinated - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Half-brother of North Korean leader 'assassinated in Malaysia by poison needles'

Airport authorities rushed him to the hospital and he died on the way.

# assassinated - Sunday 8 March, 2015

Pictures: Armed and masked police haul Nemtsov suspects before Moscow court

Boris Nemtsov was shot four times in the back as he strolled with his girlfriend along a bridge, in full view of the Kremlin.

# assassinated - Sunday 1 March, 2015

'He died for Russia's future': Tens of thousands march to honour Boris Nemtsov

A sea of supporters, many waving Russian flags and banners marched through Moscow and onto the bridge where he was shot dead.

# assassinated - Saturday 28 February, 2015

Putin vows to punish killers of Kremlin critic, as opposition condemns "political murder"

Boris Nemtsov was a fierce opponent of Vladamir Putin and was set to lead an opposition rally. He was shot in the back on a bridge near the Kremlin

# assassinated - Thursday 6 November, 2014

From The42 'With black humour, we started speculating about who would be assassinated first' Looking Back

'With black humour, we started speculating about who would be assassinated first'

The Republic travelled to face Northern Ireland in an infamous World Cup qualifier in November, 1993.

# assassinated - Saturday 27 July, 2013

Emotions high as slain Tunisia opposition leader buried

Thousands of Tunisians have taken to the streets for the funeral of an opposition leader – who was assassinated with the same weapon that killed a colleague.