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Russia Becomes A ‘Gangster State’
Posted By admin On February 5, 2009 @ 5:00 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled
Sky News 
Thursday, Feb 5, 2009
Democracy campaigners claim Russia has become a ‘gangster state’ after a human rights lawyer and a journalist were killed in broad daylight on a Moscow Street.
The murders are the latest in a series of attacks on the media.
Stanislav Markelov was one of Russia’s most famous human rights lawyers.
The fearless 34-year-old had handled cases on military abuses in Chechnya and had also represented the murdered journalist Anna Politkovskaya.
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He was killed by a hitman two weeks ago as he left a press conference.
A 25-year-old journalist, Anastasia Baburova was also murdered. It appears she tried to stop the gunman as he casually left the scene.
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