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Locals hold memorial march for journalist Irina Slavina in Nizhny Novgorod

Source: Meduza
During the afternoon of October 6, approximately 200 people <a href="https://meduza.io/news/2020/10/06/v-nizhnem-novgorode-posle-proschaniya-s-zhurnalistkoy-irinoy-slavinoy-nachalos-shestvie-po-ulitsam-goroda" target="_blank">marched</a> through the streets of Nizhny Novgorod following the memorial service for local journalist Irina Slavina, who <a href="https://meduza.io/en/news/2020/10/02/russian-journalist-self-immolates-outside-police-headquarters-blames-government-for-her-death" target="_blank">self-immolated</a> outside of the city’s police headquarters late last week. She died of her injuries on the scene. Slavina was the editor-in-chief of the publication “Koza.Press” and <a href="https://meduza.io/en/feature/2020/10/03/blame-the-russian-federation" target="_blank">faced constant pressure</a> from the authorities due to her reporting. Moments before she self-immolated on October 2, she wrote on Facebook: “For my death, please blame the Russian Federation.”
During the afternoon of October 6, approximately 200 people marched through the streets of Nizhny Novgorod following the memorial service for local journalist Irina Slavina, who self-immolated outside of the city’s police headquarters late last week. She died of her injuries on the scene. Slavina was the editor-in-chief of the publication “Koza.Press” and faced constant pressure from the authorities due to her reporting. Moments before she self-immolated on October 2, she wrote on Facebook: “For my death, please blame the Russian Federation.”
Kristina Safonova / “Meduza”