Elena Milashina Photo: Elena Milashina / novayagazeta.ru
To editorial mail of “Novaya Gazeta” received a letter with a death threat against journalist Elena Milashina, regularly writing about the head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov. The publication quoted from the letter.
It is noted that the mail address was registered in Mail.ru in the name of Anna Ikonnikova. A woman with the same name is a community administrator “Basement Kadyrov” the social network “Vkontakte”, the newspaper notes. A few hours before sending the letter, the threats were published in this group. “Forget about Ramzan Akhmatovich and generally about Chechnya. Otherwise — you cover. We will bring a death sentence against you.” — the letter says.
On Milashina and lawyer Marina Dubrovin was attacked on 7 February in Grozny. Unknown men and the women beat their hands and feet, removing all on camera.
Elena Milashina specializiruetsya on the investigations concerning the activities of the security forces in Chechnya. So, in July 2019, the journalist published an article about the fact that people caught during the wave of mass arrests in the country at the turn of 2016-2017, killed in the basement of the barracks of the regiment of the patrol-sentry police service named after Akhmad-Hajji Kadyrov in Grozny. In addition, she was actively reporting about the terrorist attack at school in Beslan.
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