Elena Milashina

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Elena Milashina with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and First Lady Michelle Obama. March 8, 2013

Elena Milashina (Russian: Милашина, Елена born 1978) is a Russian investigative journalist for Novaya Gazeta. In October 2009, Milashina received Human Rights Watch's Alison Des Forges Award for Extraordinary Activism.[1]

In 2006, Milashina's colleague Anna Politkovskaya was assassinated in Moscow. Milashina continues the investigations.

In the early morning of April 5, 2012, two unidentified people attacked Milashina and her friend Ella Asoyan in the Balashika neighborhood of Moscow.[2]

In 2013, Elena Milashina received an International Women of Courage Award.[3][4][5][6]

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

Other websites[change | change source]