Elena Milashina

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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]

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  1. "Elena Milashina, Russia". Human Rights Watch web site. October 1, 2009.
  2. "Investigative Journalist Brutally Beaten in Russia". Committee to Protect Journalists web site. April 5, 2012.
  3. "Dissident Tibetan Writer Wins The US Government 2013 International Women of Courage Award".
  4. "2013 International Women of Courage Award Winners".
  5. "2013 International Women of Courage Award Winners - HumanRights.gov is the official United States Government website for international human rights related information".
  6. "2013 International Women of Courage Award Winners - International Women of Courage Celebration".

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