Photo by Alexander Aksakov/Getty Images(MOSCOW) — Thousands of mourners marched in Moscow on Sunday to honor Boris Nemtsov, a political opponent of Russian President Vladimir Putin, who was fatally shot outside the Kremlin Friday.

The march was scheduled prior to Nemtsov’s death, but it was originally intended to be a march for peace, against the war in Ukraine. Nemtsov was to lead the march. In light of his death, others went on with plans to march, with one extra cause in mind.

The BBC’s Olga Ivshina said on Sunday that those who marched “hope that this would change things, that this would trigger mass protest movement or this would trigger some changes within Russia.”

ABC’s Foreign Desk correspondent and former Moscow correspondent Kirit Radia said Sunday that the Russian government’s investigation is unlikely to be impartial. The Russian system, he notes, is one “where very few things happen by accident.”

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ron hilton/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — February was one of the coldest, snowiest months in recent memory for many cities around the east coast.

According to the National Weather Service’s station in Boston, records for snowfall were set in Boston; Providence, Rhode Island; Hartford, Connecticut and Worcester, Massachusetts. Worcester and Hartford also saw records set for coldest monthly average temperature.

Please RT! Well, S New England, we made it through one of the worst DJFs in some time, and Feb was one of the worst: pic.twitter.com/98Ebe6tB7K

— NWS Boston (@NWSBoston) March 1, 2015

The Mount Holly, Pennsylvania office of the NWS said that this winter is projected to be one of the top six coldest.

Feb 2015 is shaping up to be in the top 6 coldest! Here are some *preliminary* numbers based on the latest forecast. pic.twitter.com/kzqHuDqu3E

— NWS Mount Holly (@NWS_MountHolly) February 27, 2015

In Maine, the NWS says that last month was the coldest February of all-time and ranks behind only January 1971 for coldest month in history.

Feb 2015 is coldest Feb of all-time @portlandjetport and ranks #2 only behind Jan 1971 (12.2) for coldest month ever! pic.twitter.com/8gNXvvx4od

— NWS Gray (@NWSGray) March 1, 2015

Meanwhile, more snow and cold are making their way towards the northeast, with flakes falling from New York to Washington, D.C. early Sunday afternoon.

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3DSculptor/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Astronauts Terry Virts and Barry Wilmore completed their third spacewalk in eight days Sunday, finishing the installation of 400 feet of cable and multiple antennas that will eventually allow commercial spacecraft to dock at the International Space Station.

Sunday’s spacewalk took five hours and 38 minutes. It was Virts’ third spacewalk and Wilmore’s fourth.

#Spacewalk stats:
5 hrs, 38 minutes
Virts’ third, 19 hrs, 2 min total
Wilmore’s fourth, 25 hrs, 36 min total pic.twitter.com/v1xl73zVSh

— NASA (@NASA) March 1, 2015

In total, NASA says that crews have spent 1,171 hours and 29 minutes conducting 187 spacewalks for maintenance and assembly on the International Space Station.

For the second time in a week, Virts reported seeing some water in the helmet of his spacesuit, though it did not seem to be a major problem.

.@AstroTerry reported a small amount of water in helmet again at repress as on Wed. It’s a known issue; no concern. pic.twitter.com/n3h98UvsMM

— NASA (@NASA) March 1, 2015

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3DSculptor/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Astronauts Terry Virts and Barry Wilmore completed their third spacewalk in eight days Sunday, finishing the installation of 400 feet of cable and multiple antennas that will eventually allow commercial spacecraft to dock at the International Space Station.

Sunday’s spacewalk took five hours and 38 minutes. It was Virts’ third spacewalk and Wilmore’s fourth.

#Spacewalk stats:
5 hrs, 38 minutes
Virts’ third, 19 hrs, 2 min total
Wilmore’s fourth, 25 hrs, 36 min total pic.twitter.com/v1xl73zVSh

— NASA (@NASA) March 1, 2015

In total, NASA says that crews have spent 1,171 hours and 29 minutes conducting 187 spacewalks for maintenance and assembly on the International Space Station.

For the second time in a week, Virts reported seeing some water in the helmet of his spacesuit, though it did not seem to be a major problem.

.@AstroTerry reported a small amount of water in helmet again at repress as on Wed. It’s a known issue; no concern. pic.twitter.com/n3h98UvsMM

— NASA (@NASA) March 1, 2015

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Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Samsung is making a play for the market share Apple gobbled up with the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

The South Korean electronics company Sunday unveiled the Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 Edge at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

“These products are the result of a simple philosophy,” Samsung CEO J.K. Shin said. “It comes to two words: Relentless innovation.”

Samsung boasted that it would have the “fastest, brightest camera on the market” and showed how it was able to illuminate a night scene.

Following the success of Apple Pay, Samsung also said its new devices would be equipped with Samsung Pay, a contact-less payment system.

While Apple’s mobile payments solution requires participating merchants to have Near Field Communication readers, Samsung said its payment solution can be used anywhere credit cards are accepted.

Samsung has been working with Visa and MasterCard on the payments system and expects to release it to customers in the United States and South Korea this summer.

Both phones are outfitted with wireless charging, making power cords obsolete. In ten minutes, Samsung says the devices can get enough charge for four hours of everyday use.

Appealing to enterprise users, Samsung said the security of the phones is top of the line, making them ideal for business and government use.

As for the revamped design, the plastic backing of previous Galaxy phones has been replaced with durable Gorilla Glass, a welcomed design improvement for many Galaxy users.

“The new Samsung Galaxy S6 phones are a big improvement in design,” Patrick Moorhead, analyst at Moor Insights & Strategies, told ABC News. “[But] Apple’s consistency versus Samsung’s inconsistency will win most consumers over.”

The biggest difference between the two phones is the curved edge in the aptly named Galaxy S6 Edge.

The curved screen is designed with the purpose of helping users stay in touch with the people closest to them.

The edge will light up with that person’s corresponding color, meaning the user won’t even have to lift their phone to find out who they got a message from.

Both devices will be available on April 10 in 20 countries.

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zabelin/iStock/Thinkstock(DAMASCUS) — The world watched in horror last week as reports surfaced that ISIS militants captured as many as 350 Assyrian Christians in northeastern Syria.

It’s the latest assault by the terror group against religious minorities in the region, after a video released by ISIS online purported to show the beheading of 21 Egyptian Christians in Libya.

Watch the ABC News digital original video below to learn more about the Assyrian Christians kidnapped by ISIS.

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JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images(DALLAS) — Dallas nurse Nina Pham is expected to file a lawsuit against Texas Health Resources calling out the company for their role in her having contracted Ebola last year/

In an exclusive story, the Dallas Morning News reports that Pham cites the company’s lack of training and lack of proper equipment as part of the reason she contracted the disease while treating Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan. She also says the company violated her privacy , making her “a symbol of corporate neglect.”

Pham told the newspaper that she has nightmares, body aches and insomnia as a result of contracting Ebola. “I wanted to believe [the company] would have my back and take care of me,” she says. “But they just haven’t risen to the occasion.”

Pham told the Morning News that she will file her lawsuit on Monday, asking for “unspecified damages for physical pain and mental anguish, medical expenses and loss of future earnings.” Perhaps more importantly, Pham said, she wants to “make hospitals and big corporations realize that nurses and health care workers, especially frontline people, are important.”

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Marcio Silva/iStock/Thinkstock(BAGHDAD) — More than 1,000 Iraqis were killed in acts of terrorism or violence in February, the United Nations says.

In its monthly report, the U.N. Assistance Mission in Iraq notes that 1,103 Iraqis were killed in February and 2,280 more were injured in acts of terror or violence. That figure includes 611 civilians killed and 1,353 injured.

“Daily terrorist attacks perpetrated by [ISIS] continue to deliberately target all Iraqis,” Special Representative of U.N. Secretary-General for Iraq Nickolay Mladenov said. He also mentioned “concerning reports of a number of revenge killings by armed groups in areas recently liberated” from ISIS.

Baghdad was the most heavily affected governorate with 329 civilians killed and 875 injured.

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Metropolitan Police, London(LONDON) — Three British schoolgirls who are believed to have flown to Turkey on their way to Syria in an effort to join ISIS were reportedly seen on surveillance video waiting for a bus the same day they left London.

The three girls — Shamima Begum, 15, Amira Abase, 15, and Kadiza Sultana, 16 — were last seen February 17 when they boarded a flight from London’s Gatwick airport headed for Turkey. The surveillance video shows them waiting at a bus station on the European side of Istanbul later that same day, reports to the BBC.

Scotland Yard believes the Bethnal Green Academy students are now in Syria, having been met at the border by ISIS fighters, according to the BBC. Scotland Yard had previously said the girls were going to join ISIS.

Time codes on the surveillance video suggest the girls were at the bus station for about 18 hours, reports the BBC.

The girls’ relatives have made emotional pleas for them to return home.

“If you’re watching this, baby, please come home,” said Renu Begum, an older sister of one of the missing girls, Shamima Begum, told the BBC last week. “Mum needs you more than anything in the world. You’re our baby and we just want you home, we want you safe. Just contact anybody let them know that you need help.”

Abase Hussen, the father of Amira Abase, told the BBC his daughter told him she was going to a wedding when she left the family home.

A relative of Kadiza Sultana said “everyone’s hurting… especially mum.”

“Find the courage in your heart to contact us and let us know that you’re safe and you’re OK,” the relative said.

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Photo by John M. Heller/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — William Shatner said Saturday he feels “really awful” that he will not be able to attend the funeral for Leonard Nimoy, his friend and co-star on Star Trek.

Nimoy, who played Mr. Spock to Shatner’s Captain Kirk on the long-running TV show and in movies, died Friday at the age of 83.

The actor revealed he was struggling with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in 2014, according to the New York Times. Nimoy had been a smoker, which contributed to the ailment, before he gave up the habit years ago.

Shatner tweeted Saturday that he was unable to get back to California in time for the funeral because he was in Florida doing a benefit for the Red Cross.

I feel really awful. Here I am doing charity work and one of my dearest friends is being buried.

— William Shatner (@WilliamShatner) February 28, 2015

“I loved him like a brother,” Shatner wrote on Facebook. “We will all miss his humor, his talent, and his capacity to love.”

Though he was best known for playing Spock in Star Trek, Nimoy also worked in the theater, portraying Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof, and published poetry and books of photography.

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