- People waited in lines that stretched hundreds of meters on Tuesday to pay respects to Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov, who was shot to death in Moscow on Friday.
- Many Russians waiting to attend a memorial service carried red carnations.
- Nemtsov was considered one of the most prominent of Russia’s opposition leaders and critics of President Vladimir Putin.
- U.S. Ambassador John Tefft, former prime minister Mikhail Kasyanov, and other dignitaries attended.
People standing in line to attend the memorial service. Maxim Shemetov / Reuters
A woman weeps at the coffin. Ivan Sekretarev / AP
Opposition leader Ilya Yashin at the ceremony. Pavel Golovkin / AP
U.S. Ambassador to Russia John Tefft speaks to relatives of Boris Nemtsov. Pavel Golovkin / AP
People light candles as they line up. Dmitry Lovetsky / AP
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