NEWSWATCH: “Politkovskaya Ten Years On” – Sean’s Russia Blog/Sean Guillory

Anna Politkovskaya file photo

It’s been ten years since an assassin put four bullets in Anna Politkovskaya — three in her chest, one in her head, the hallmark of a contract hit. … We can recall her career and her drive to cover the horrors of #Chechnya in ways few would. … We can quote her many articles and books for their continued relevance. … We could also once again lament of the death of Russia’s independent media and recount its constriction. … * * * … journalism in Russia remains a dangerous business, especially if you drive over the ever shifting double line. Nevertheless, Russian journalists continue to do valuable and necessary work.

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