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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 [1]
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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[3] Gangster State US/UK: http://www.prisonplanet.com/gangster-state-usuk.html

[4] Gangster State America: http://www.prisonplanet.com/gangster-state-america.html

[5] Blast kills 11 in Russia’s N.Ossetia region: http://www.prisonplanet.com/blast-kills-11-in-russias-nossetia-region.html

[6] Russia slams UK’s ‘double standards’ over Guardian pressure: http://www.prisonplanet.com/russia-slams-uks-double-standards-over-guardian-pressure.html

[7] From The Shadows of The Psyop State: The Terror of Secret Services in Russia, America And The World: http://www.prisonplanet.com/from-the-shadows-of-the-psyop-state-the-terror-of-secret-services-in-russia-america-and-the-world.html

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