Murdered Russian journalist's last work published
Anna Politkovskaya's expose of torture in Chechnya was published posthumously. The article describes extraordinary rendition and torture of suspected Chechen fighters by pro-Moscow security forces.
Independent subscribers can read the full translation of Politkovskaya's final article.
The 48-year-old journalist was murdered by a contract killer. Her former newspaper is investigating her death. Various motives for the killing have been suggested--Politkovskaya may have been targeted for exposing human rights violations in Chechnya, or for threatening the economic interests in the oil industry.