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Politkovskaya during a March 2005 interview in Leipzig, Germany
|Born||Anna Stepanovna Mazepa (Ukrainian: Га́нна Степа́нівна Мазе́па)
30 August 1958
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Died||7 October 2006
|Resting place||Troyekurovskoye Cemetery, Moscow|
|Citizenship||Russia, United States|
|Alma mater||Moscow State University|
|Subject||Politics, freedom of the press, human rights, social issues|
|Notable works||Putin's Russia: Life in a Failing Democracy, A Small Corner of Hell: Dispatches from Chechnya|
|Notable awards||Amnesty International Global Award for Human Rights Journalism
Anna Stepanovna Politkovskaya (Russian: Анна Степановна Политковская; 30 August 1958 — 7 October 2006) was a Russian journalist. Anna Politkovskaya wrote for the newspaper Novaya Gazeta. She was born in the New York City, United States. Her parents were diplomats. Her birth name was Anna Stepanovna Mazepa (Russian:Анна Степановна Мазепа).
On 7 October 2006, she was shot and died at her house in Moscow.
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Near her house, Moscow, 2006
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