Hundreds commemorate murdered journalist Politkovskaya in Moscow
MOSCOW, October 7 (RIA Novosti) - Despite heavy rain hundreds of people gathered in Moscow on Tuesday to commemorate investigative journalist Anna Politkovskaya gunned down near her home in the Russian capital in 2006.
A model of a planned monument to the journalist has been placed in a park near her home, along with a small table, where those attending the meeting laid flowers. Some carried portraits of Politkovskaya and slogans reading "Bring murderers and their bosses to justice!" "Freedom of speech, not murderers!" and "We demand an open trial of the murderers!"