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Russian Activist Shot Dead By Police

August 27, 2018
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MOSCOW, Aug. 31 — A leading opposition figure in Russia’s volatile Ingushetia province was shot and killed Sunday after being detained by police, authorities said. His colleagues issued a call for protests in response, and human rights groups demanded an investigation.

(Washington Post — 1 September, 2008)
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Hundreds of angry mourners protested Monday at the funeral of a government critic and independent Web site journalist killed by police in Russia’s volatile North Caucasus, a rights activist said. (MSNBC — 2 September, 2008)
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More than 1,000 angry mourners turned the funeral for a journalist critical of Russias government into a demonstration, accusing police of lying about his death. (New York Times — 2 September, 2008)
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The owner of an independent Web site critical of authorities was shot and killed Sunday by police in a volatile province in southern Russia, his colleague said. – (Sydney Morning Herald — 1 September, 2008)
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Owner of opposition Internet news site in Russia’s volatile Ingushetia region shot and killed after being detained by police. (CNET News.com — 1 September, 2008)
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More than 1,000 angry mourners turned the funeral for a journalist critical of Russia’s government into a demonstration Monday, accusing police of lying when they said he was accidentally shot by an officer. (CNN — 2 September, 2008)
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The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe condemned the killing of an opposition journalist in Ingushetia, a volatile region of Russia near Chechnya. (New York Times — 5 hours ago)
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Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said Sunday that his country will give military aid to the two separatist regions at the center of the war with Georgia — signaling that Moscow has no intention of backing down in the face of Western pressure.

(Washington Post — 2 September, 2008)
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