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Anna Politkovskaya

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Anna Politkovskaya's Biography

Anna Stepanovna Politkovskaya (Russian: А́нна Степа́новна Политко́вская; Ukrainian: Га́нна Степа́нівна Політко́вська; 30 August 1958 – 7 October 2006) was a Russian journalist, author, and human rights activist known for her opposition to the Chechen conflict and President of Russia Vladimir Putin. On 7 October 2006 she was shot and killed in the lift of her block of flats, an unsolved assassination that continues to attract international attention.

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Defendants in the murder trial of Russian journalist and human rights activist Anna Politkovskaya, Lom-Ali Gaitukayev and Rustam Makhmoudov attend a court hearing in Moscow
Defendants in the murder trial of Russian journalist and human rights activist Anna Politkovskaya, Lom-Ali Gaitukayev and Rustam Makhmoudov attend a court hearing in Moscow
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      News Source: Sky News | 7 days ago
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      News Source: Open Democracy | 1 month ago
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      News Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | 1 month ago
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      Blog Source: | 3 months ago
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