Rus­sian news­pa­per editor shot, killed

Weekend Argus (Saturday Edition) - - WORLD -

MAKHACHKALA: The founder of a news­pa­per crit­i­cal of au­thor­i­ties in the prov­ince of Dages­tan in Rus­sia’s North Cau­ca­sus has died af­ter he was gunned down out­side his of­fice, po­lice have said.

Khadzhimu­rad Ka­malov’s independent weekly Ch­er­novik has re­ported on po­lice abuses in the fight against an Is­lamist in­sur­gency that orig­i­nated in neigh­bour­ing Chech­nya.

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