Anna Politkovskaya
Anna Politkovskaya

What killed Anna Politkovskaya?
The contract killing of Anna Politkovskaya, the 48- year-old independent Russian journalist known above all for her articles on the war in Chechyna, can already now be accorded the status of a historic killing. It will enter the history of the Russian state as a monstrous but sadly logical event
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The closing of the Russian mind
...Politkovskaya was one sign - the largest - that Russian media had not returned to pre-Glasnost Soviet days. She could still publish and travel, unimaginable for a critic in Soviet times. But the mass media - above all television - has ceased to reflect oppositionist voices, and makes little attempt at objectivity.
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