MOSCOW, March 1. /TASS/. Ukraine’s foreign ministry has referred to the Russian authorities a note with a request to let Anna Duritskaya, a Ukrainian national who was a witness of Boris Nemtsov’s murder, leave for Ukraine, Gennady Breskalenko, adviser on consular issues of the Ukrainian embassy to Russia, said on Sunday.
"A relevant note requests her letting go to Ukraine," he told the Ekhvo Moskcy radio station.
Nemtsov, 55, was shot dead while walking along the Bolshoy Moskvoretsky Bridge overnight to Saturday. Duritskaya was accompanying him at the moment.
Russia’s Investigations Committee said earlier of Sunday addition investigatory actions would be conducted with Duritskaya, who was an eyewitness of the assassination.
According to media reports, Duritskaya has refused from the witness security programme and wants to return to Ukraine.