Prague to Rename Square By Russian Embassy in Honor of Boris Nemtsov
President Vladimir Putin’s most prominent opponent at the time, Nemtsov was shot dead near the Kremlin in February 2015.
In recent years, the name Nemtsov has appeared in the toponymy of different cities around the world. First, at the end of February 2018, Boris Nemtsov Plaza appeared in Washington, DC. In August 2018, a square named after Boris Nemtsov was opened in front of the Russian Embassy in Vilnius, Lithuania. The square named after Boris Nemtsov was opened in March 2019 near the building of the Russian Embassy in Kyiv, Ukraine. Also, commemorative plaques associated with the name of Nemtsov appeared in some cities in Russia.
Based on reporting by Denikn.cz