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First name:  Antonio

Last name:  Russo

  • Job:  Reporter
  • Media outlet:  Radio Radicale
  • Type of media:  radio
  • Born:  Italy

  • Died:  16 Oct 2000 Georgia
  • War zone:  no

Found dead at a roadside northeast of Tbilisi, from where he had been covering the war in Chechnya. Thought to have been killed because of film he took of abuses by Russian soldiers against Chechen civilians. His Tbilisi apartment was also burgled.

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