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Russian Style Freedom of Speech?

Discussion in '2006 Archive' started by carpro, Oct 7, 2006.

  1. carpro

    carpro Well-Known Member
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    Oct 14, 2004
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    Officials: Russian journalist found dead

    By MARIA DANILOVA, Associated Press Writer 46 minutes ago

    MOSCOW - A Russian journalist known for her critical coverage of the war in
    Chechnya was shot to death on Saturday, her body discovered in an elevator in her apartment building in Moscow, officials said.

    Anna Politkovskaya, a tireless investigative reporter, had written a critical book on Russian President
    Vladimir Putin and his campaign in Chechnya, documenting widespread abuse of civilians by government troops.