(From left) French philosopher Andre Glucksmann, actress Catherine Deneuve, writer Frederic Begbeider and philosopher Bernard-Henri Levy demonstrate in front of Notre-Dame's cathedral, 11 October 2006 in Paris, four days after the murder in Moscow of Russian investigative journalist Anna Politkovskaya. Russian journalists and activists slammed Russian President Vladimir Putin 11 October 2006 after he said slain journalist Anna Politkovskaya had exerted little influence on Russian political life and implied that she had caused harm with her work.
Anna Politkovskaya was one of the toughest critics of the current state of things here in Russia and the situation in the North Caucuses. She revealed a lot of crimes, in which both pro-Moscow Chechen armed forces and federal agents were involved.
They killed a prominent journalist - Anna Politkovskaya - and a human rights activist - Natalia Estemirova - to silence independent mass media who wrote about Chechnya. They killed Beketov to block all coverage of the Khimki eventsMore quotes »
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