The US State Department urged Russia to investigate the murder of Anna Politkovskaya
US Department of State calls on Russia to find all persons who were involved in the murder of the journalist of “Novaya Gazeta” Anna Politkovskaya.
A woman was shot dead in the elevator of his house October 7, 2006. It is believed that the reason for the crime was her professional activities in exposing corruption and human rights violations.
State Department spokesman John Kirby said that this crime undermines the freedom of speech and the rule of law and human rights in Russia.