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This is how we remember Anna Politkovskaya

Unfortunately, it is not that Anna Politkovskaya was killed on Saturday, but that it did not happen before.

[announced murder] Something fateful rests on Anna Politkovskaya's death, which occurred when she sat 7 on Saturday. October at 16.10 was hit by three shots from a muffled Izh gun. She was only about to retrieve the last three bags of food in the car, when a man, according to a cloudy surveillance camera, shot her down on the first floor of her block on Lesnaya Street in Moscow.

Her fate is the story of a notified murder. She almost announced the murder herself, as when she spoke to Reporters Without Borders Vienna Conference in December last year: “People sometimes pay with life to say out loud what they think. In fact, you could even be killed for giving me information. I'm not the only one in danger. "

Or as when Politkovskaya in his last column in Ny Tid (29.09.) Could tell Norwegian readers the following, under the title «Russia's new Middle Ages»:

"President Putin's criminal groups in Chechnya are now spreading their cruel abuses and" Chechenizing "the rest of Russia."

Unfortunately. . .

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Dag Herbjørnsrud
Former editor of MODERN TIMES. Now head of the Center for Global and Comparative History of Ideas.

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