Anna Politkovskaya. She was a Russian journalist, writer and activist. She was also known for her open criticism of Vladimir Putin and the Chechen conflict. Starting in 2004, Anna received numerous death threats including fallen ill by poison in her tea and a mock execution by the military in Chechnya. In 2006, she was found dead in an elevator in her Moscow apartment, having been shot 4 times by an unknown assailant. No one was caught and her death remains unsolved.

Anna Politkovskaya. She was a Russian journalist, writer and activist. She was also known for her open criticism of Vladimir Putin and the Chechen conflict. Starting in 2004, Anna received numerous death threats including fallen ill by poison in her tea and a mock execution by the military in Chechnya. In 2006, she was found dead in an elevator in her Moscow apartment, having been shot 4 times by an unknown assailant. No one was caught and her death remains unsolved.

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committee to Protect Journalists.  Journalists killed in 2012. Shows the plight of reports around the world. Lydia cacho wrote about her death threats and dangers she faces in Mexico.

committee to Protect Journalists. Journalists killed in 2012. Shows the plight of reports around the world. Lydia cacho wrote about her death threats and dangers she faces in Mexico.

Article on death of journalist Anna Politkovskaya.  Politkovskaya was a journalist reporting on atrocities in Chechnya. She paid  for this with her life.

Article on death of journalist Anna Politkovskaya. Politkovskaya was a journalist reporting on atrocities in Chechnya. She paid for this with her life.

Anna Politkovskaya (1958-2006): Russian journalist who reported from Chechnya, assassinated on Putin's birthday

Anna Politkovskaya (1958-2006): Russian journalist who reported from Chechnya, assassinated on Putin's birthday

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Anna Politkovskaya was a journalist whose opposition of the Second Chechen War & Vladimir Putin had resulted in her detention & torture, poisoning, & other death threats and attempts. On Oct 7, 2006, Anna, 48, was found dead from 4 gunshots to the chest, shoulder, & head in the elevator of her flat. In 2007, 10 men were arrested. In February 2008, 3 men were tried & acquitted. A retrial was ordered in 2011 & in 2012, 5 men were convicted of her murder & sentenced to 11 years to life in…

Anna Politkovskaya was a journalist whose opposition of the Second Chechen War & Vladimir Putin had resulted in her detention & torture, poisoning, & other death threats and attempts. On Oct 7, 2006, Anna, 48, was found dead from 4 gunshots to the chest, shoulder, & head in the elevator of her flat. In 2007, 10 men were arrested. In February 2008, 3 men were tried & acquitted. A retrial was ordered in 2011 & in 2012, 5 men were convicted of her murder & sentenced to 11 years to life in…

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Anna Politkovskaya - Russian journalist who was interrogated, beaten, raped, poisoned and finally murdered for speaking out about human rights abuses

Anna Politkovskaya - Russian journalist who was interrogated, beaten, raped, poisoned and finally murdered for speaking out about human rights abuses

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Dmitry Pavlyuchenkov, a former Russian police officer, has been jailed for 11 years for his role in the murder of prominent journalist Anna Politkovskaya

Dmitry Pavlyuchenkov, a former Russian police officer, has been jailed for 11 years for his role in the murder of prominent journalist Anna Politkovskaya

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