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Russian Journalist and Human Rights Activist Murdered (2006) Options
Daemon
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Russian Journalist and Human Rights Activist Murdered (2006)

Anna Politkovskaya was a Russian journalist and human rights activist well known for her opposition to the Russian government's role in the Chechen conflict and her criticism of Russian President Vladimir Putin, notably in her book Putin's Russia. Her controversial work sparked numerous death threats against her, and she was shot to death in an elevator in her apartment building on October 7, 2006. Her murder, which remains unsolved, coincided with what other occasion? More...
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We should all admire those brave journalists in repressive countries (such as Russia, China, etc.) who are willing to brave any kind of danger or punishment in order to report the news.

Personally, I think that journalists in such countries should find another profession. In such countries, it is not worth it trying to report the news. I have read that in those dictatorships, many young people have simply stopped reading the newspapers, which are just mouthpieces of the government.
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