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Photo Credit: Center for Journalism in Extreme Situations


News Organization: NEW TIMES

Died: 1994

Location: RUSSIA

Shot in the back of the head at close range on Feb. 1 outside his Moscow home, two days before his 51st birthday. He was president of his publishing firm and was one of Russia's most successful entrepreneurs. He had received several death threats prior to his slaying. Police believe the murder was committed by a professional killer.