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Monument to Russian Journalist Unveiled in Khimki

23 September 2013

A monument to Russian Journalist, Mikhail Beketov, who died of heart failure on 8 April this year, was opened in Khimki on 21 September. Beketov, the former editor of the independent newspaper Khimkinskaya Pravda, suffered a brutal assault in November 2008 because of his journalistic work and his death was a direct consequence of the injuries he had sustained. The President of the Russian Union of Journalists (RUJ), Vsevolod Bogdanov,attended the opening. Photos by RUJ's Svetlana Svistunova.

RUJ President Bogdanov unveils the momument to Mikhail Beketov