S.Res.378 - A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate 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:||Sen. Johnson, Ron [R-WI] (Introduced 02/29/2016)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 03/16/2016 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 399. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Res.378 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Reported to Senate without amendment (03/16/2016)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.)
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.
Encourages the public release of all surveillance tapes in the area surrounding the crime scene to aid in the investigation.
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.