“Moscow has no intention to “make concessions or bend down”, said Putin.
While he was gone, the wondering had taken on a life of its own.
Nemtsov was walking with a young Ukrainian woman, Anna Duritskaya, when he was shot.
An opposition leader’s assassination is a grim pointer to rising political culture of hatred in Russia.
Nemtsov was shot dead late Friday while walking on a bridge near the Kremlin with a companion.
Putin blamed the assassination on foes trying to discredit the Kremlin, but vowed to do all he could.
Publication of the letter follows several small-scale protests in central Moscow over foreign-currency mortgages.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Hollande are set to hold talks with Russian President Putin.
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Conflict in Syria continues to strain relations between Turkey and the US.
The ruble has fallen more than 45 per cent against the dollar this year.
“We aren’t on the offensive, we aren’t attacking anyone, we are only defending our interests,” he said.
Even as the confidence in the economy is slipping, an overwhelming number of people showed support for Putin.