Yet another case of an attack against a journalist responsible for exposing Russian crime and corruption.
This appears to be an acceptable crime in Russia. “A criminal” will probably “be caught” after an impossibly swift investigation.
The murder of Dmitry Popkov might be job-related since the newspaper where he worked had published articles on corruption. The editor had remarked that many officials found them a “pain in the neck”.
Dmitry Popkov, the editor-in-chief of Ton-M newspaper and former deputy of Minusinsk town council in Krasnoyarsk Region, was found dead last night in the bathhouse of his own backyard.
A local resident called the police after he had heard claps sounding like shots at about 11 PM. The police arrived to find the body of the 42-year-old man with gunshot wounds. According to the local news outlet Sreda 24, Popkov could be killed with a gun with a…
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