Remember the Date: Journalist Anna Politkovskaya was shot dead in Moscow on 7 October 2006
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On 7 October 2006, journalist Anna Politkovskaya was shot dead in the lift of the apartment building in Moscow where she lived. In her career as a journalist Anna Politkovskaya worked for Izvestia from 1982 to 1993 (on the emergencies and accidents section); as assistant chief editor to Egor Yakovlev at Obshchaya gazeta, (writing primarily about social problems — particularly refugees); and from 1999 to 2006 she wrote a regular column for Novaya gazeta (with a special focus on Chechnya). She also published a number of award-winning books about Chechnya, life in Russia, and the Putin administration.

Anna Politkovskaya

On Friday, 9 October 2020, Caucasian Knot reported:

‘Anna Politkovskaya was a bright example of an honest journalist who did not break down under authorities’ pressure, those who took part in the memorial action in Moscow have stated. In a year, the statute of limitations for her murder case will expire; and the still unfound customer will remain unpunished, Dmitry Muratov, the editor-in-chief of the “Novaya Gazeta” newspaper, has stated. The “Caucasian Knot” has reported that on the 14th anniversary of Anna Politkovskaya’s murder, an action in her memory was held in Moscow. Also, the Sakharov Centre showed Marina Goldovskaya’s film “The Bitter Taste of Freedom”. The film has perfectly revealed Anna’s personality, spectators have noted.’

See also:

Anna Politkovskaya,’ Wikipedia

Halya Coynash, ’10 Years without Anna Politkovskaya,’ Human Rights in Ukraine, 7 October 2016

‘”You’re an enemy” “Novaya Gazeta” releases audio version of Anna Politkovskaya’s report on her first meeting with Ramzan Kadyrov,’ Meduza, 7 October 2020

‘Центровой из Центороя. Интервью с Рамзаном Кадыровым. Текст 2004 года,’ Novaya gazeta, 21 June 2004

‘Anna Politkovskaya Raw in War Interview,’ YouTube, 14 October 2010

‘Anna Politkovskaya interview with German subtitles,’ YouTube, 23 February 2018

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