10.01.2018

The block in front of the Russian Embassy in Washington has been named after Boris Nemtsov

At its first meeting of 2018, the Council of the District of Columbia unanimously passed the first reading of Bill 22-539 to designate the block in front of the Russian Embassy as Boris Nemtsov Plaza.

Photo credits Vladimir Kara-Murza

In a separate decision, the Council of the District of Columbia unanimously passed an emergency declaration with regard to the Boris Nemtsov Plaza Designation Act to enact the designation by February 27 (the third anniversary of his assassination).