The hole of a bullet that killed Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya, murdered in Moscow on 7 October, 2006. She was shot twice, once in the head, in an elevator in her apartment block. .Known for her critical coverage of the war in.Chechnya, she was shot to death in the elevator of her apartment building in Moscow, in a killing prosecutors believe could be connected to her investigative work..Politkovskaya was a tireless reporter who had written a critical book on Russian President Vladimir Putin and his campaign in Chechnya, documenting widespread abuse of civilians by government troops..Prosecutors have opend a murder investigation into her death, said Svetlana Petrenko, spokeswoman for the Moscow prosecutor's Office. Investigators suspect the killing was connected to the work of the 48-year-old journalist, Vyacheslav Raskinsky, Moscow's first deputy prosecutor said on state-run Rossiya television.Add to Lightbox Download
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