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Journalists Killed in 1996 - Motive Confirmed: Nina Yefimova

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1997
Cite as Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 1996 - Motive Confirmed: Nina Yefimova, January 1997, available at: [accessed 27 May 2016]
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May 9, 1996, in Grozny, Russia

Yefimova, a reporter for Vozrozhdeniye, a local Russian-language newspaper in Grozny, was abducted with her mother from their apartment on May 8. Both were found dead from bullet wounds the next day in different parts of the city. Yefimova had written stories about crime in Chechnya.

Job:Print Reporter
Beats Covered:Crime
Local or Foreign:Local
Type of Death:Murder
Suspected Source of Fire:Criminal Group
Taken Captive:Yes


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