The Chairman of the state Duma Committee on physical culture, sport, tourism and youth Affairs Mikhail Degtyarev proposed to change the mailing address of the U.S. Embassy with the «Bolshoy devyatinskiy pereulok, 8″, on «North American impasse, house number 1», writes «RIA Novosti».
Such initiative the Deputy has put forward in connection with the renaming of the square near the Russian Embassy in honor of slain Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov.
According to the MP, the title «North American gridlock» to represent the «Intrusive U.S. foreign policy». Degtyarev added that she has already prepared a letter asking about the renaming of the mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin and the Moscow city Duma.
The head of the Duma Committee on international Affairs Leonid Slutsky called the decision of the municipal authorities of area Nemtsov «rough and tough», reports «RIA Novosti». According to Slutsky, Washington did it to spite Moscow, and their decision proves that «anti-Russian flywheel» in the United States «continues to spin».
9 Jan former co-Chairman of party PARNASSUS, the Chairman of the Fund of Boris Nemtsov, Vladimir Kara-Murza Jr. announced that the city Council of Washington voted unanimously to rename the square in front of the Russian Embassy in Washington in honor Nemtsov.
We are talking about a whole block of Wisconsin Avenue between Davis street and Edmunds street. It will be called «Boris Nemtsov Plaza».
A proposal to name the portion of Wisconsin Avenue near the Russian Embassy the name of Nemtsov made in February of 2017 Senator Marco Rubio. He said that Boris Nemtsov Plaza will be a constant reminder to the regime of Russian President Vladimir Putin that «the voices of dissidents continue to live, and the defenders of freedom will not be silenced».
Nemtsov was shot dead near the Kremlin late on February 27, 2015.
13 July 2017 the Moscow district military court convicted of the murder of a politician and former soldier of the battalion «North» Zaur Dadaev. He received 20 years of a colony of a strict mode.
Partners Dadaeva, brothers Anzor and Shadid Gubareva, received 19 and 16 years in prison, respectively, Temirlan Eskerkhanov 14 years, Khamzat – 11 years old.
According to investigators, the murder of Nemtsov was a contract and for its execution Dadaev promised 15 million rubles. The organizer of the crime, I believe the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation, was the driver of the commander Dadaev in the Chechen battalion «Sever» Ruslan muhudinov.
The family’s lawyer Nemtsov Vadim Prokhorov considers that muhudinov could not be a customer of the crime.
In the state Duma proposed to change the address of the Embassy of the USA in Russia in response to the square Nemtsov in Washington 11.01.2018