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 Post subject: The Murder of Anna P: A Blow to Humanity
PostPosted: Mon Oct 09, 2006 9:14 am 
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New York, Oct 8: Journalism lost one of its brightest lights this weekend when the well-known and globally-honored Kremlin critic Anna Politkovskaya, a mother of two and the most courageous chronicler of the Wars in Chechnya, was shot to death, KGB style with two bullets to the head in the elevator of her apartment building in Moscow.

It was a hit job. London's Independent called it "a story as sinister as anything she investigated in her fearless, award-winning career. ...A body found slumped in a Moscow lift. A discarded pistol and four spent shells. A mysterious thin man in a black baseball hat..." The 48-year-old investigative reporter, lauded by journalists and writers around the world for her exposes in Chechnya, appears to have been assassinated. Her most powerful enemy was President Vladimir Putin. The murder came two days before she was due to publish an expose of the Chechnyan Prime Minister."



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The article Politkovskaya was working on when she was killed has disappeared totally.

Interesting article. Aparently when people are comfortable, they don't care all that much about the press.

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