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The war in Iraq and the rise of the Internet made the last year a bad one for journalists worldwide.

Annual Report Documents 55 Journalists Killed in 2006

The war in Iraq and the rise of the Internet made the last year a bad one for journalists worldwide.

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Thousands of people turned out in Moscow today for the funeral of  Anna Politkovskaya , a sharp critic of President Vladimir Putin and of Russia's war in Chechnya.

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Thousands of people turned out in Moscow today for the funeral of Anna Politkovskaya , a sharp critic of President Vladimir Putin and of Russia's war in Chechnya.

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