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Cathy Young

Russia's slow death of freedom

By Cathy Young
October 16, 2006

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ANNA POLITKOVSKAYA, the 48-year-old woman shot dead in the elevator of her apartment building in Moscow Oct. 7, was not a public official, a member of parliament, or a leader of an opposition party. But in the eyes of many people, the murder of this fearless journalist has become a symbol of the slow death of freedom in Russia -- ... (Full article: 762 words)

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