KIEV, March 3 /TASS/. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has awarded slain Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov the Order of Liberty, the presidential website says.
"For us Ukrainians, Boris will forever remain a patriot of Russia and a friend of Ukraine. He proved with his entire life that these two things can be combined if there is a desire for it," the Ukrainian leader said.
Nemtsov was shot dead in central Moscow overnight to Saturday.