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The Death of Anna Politkovskaya

On October 7, 2006, journalist Anna Politkovskaya was found shot to death in the elevator of her apartment building in Moscow. It was widely assumed at the time that it was a contract killing, with the contract taken out by the government of Vladimir Putin. Polikovskaya was a journalist who had reported extensively on the…
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Meanwhile, back in Russia…

Photo courtesy of Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP   Although the ongoing explosion of the Middle East is the primary foreign news topic these days, things are still going on in the rest of the world. One of those things is the continuing obstruction by the president of Russia, Vladimir Putin, of any sort of democracy-building in Russia….
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