Human rights lawyer Stanislav Markelov and reporter named Anastasia Baburova were shot dead last week. It was the center of Moscow. It was the middle of the day.
After the murders, Alexander Lebedev, the owner of the small, independent Novaya Gazeta newspaper where Baburova worked, took an unusual step. He asked Russian authorities to allow his staff to carry guns for self-protection.
"The FSB [Federal Security Service] has a share of responsibility in what happened," Lebedev said...Full Story