H.Res.697 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the courageous work and life of Russian opposition leader Boris Yefimovich Nemtsov and renewing the call for a full and transparent investigation into the tragic murder of Boris Yefimovich Nemtsov in Moscow on February 27, 2015.114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana [R-FL-27] (Introduced 04/21/2016)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 04/29/2016 Referred to the Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.697 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/21/2016)
Recognizes the legacy of Russian opposition leader Boris Yefimovich Nemtsov, who dedicated his life to fighting corruption and promoting the principles of democracy, rule of law, and the inherent dignity of human beings.
Urges the U.S. government, in official contacts with representatives of the Russian government, to emphasize the importance of bringing to justice all of the conspirators in the murder of Boris Yefimovich Nemtsov.
Calls on the President to increase significantly U.S. support for the causes for which Boris Yefimovich Nemtsov gave his life.