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TimoVJL:
How we celebrate it  ?
This is a day of 16-Year Anniversary of the Murder of Anna Politkovskaya

Vortex:
Commemorating Anna Politkovskaya :

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anna_Politkovskaya

zedd151:
This is an odd title. Why would anyone celebrate a murder? Am I missing some context?

If it is supposed to be some sort of commemoration, shouldn't it be on her birthday TimoVJL?

Mikl__:
In addition to the murder of Politkovskaya, the following events took place  in 8-th October:
* 314 – Constantine I defeats Roman Emperor Licinius, who loses his European territories.
* 451 – The first session of the Council of Chalcedon begins.
* 876 – Frankish forces led by Louis the Younger prevent a West Frankish invasion and defeat emperor Charles II ("the Bald").
* 1075 – Dmitar Zvonimir is crowned King of Croatia.
* 1200 – Isabella of Angoulême is crowned Queen consort of England.
* 1322 – Mladen II Šubić of Bribir is deposed as the Croatian Ban after the Battle of Bliska.
* 1480 – The Great Stand on the Ugra River puts an end to Tartar rule over Moscow
* 1573 – End of the Spanish siege of Alkmaar, the first Dutch victory in the Eighty Years' War.
* 1645 – Jeanne Mance opens the first lay hospital of North America in Montreal.
* 1813 – The Treaty of Ried is signed between Bavaria and Austria.
* 1821 – The Peruvian Navy is established during the War of Independence.
* 1829 – Stephenson's Rocket wins the Rainhill Trials.
* 1856 – The Second Opium War between several western powers and China begins with the Arrow Incident.
* 1862 – American Civil War: The Confederate invasion of Kentucky is halted at the Battle of Perryville.
* 1871 – Slash-and-burn land management, months of drought, and the passage of a strong cold front cause the Peshtigo Fire, the Great Chicago Fire and the Great Michigan Fires to break out.
* 1879 – War of the Pacific: The Chilean Navy defeats the Peruvian Navy in the Battle of Angamos.
* 1895 – Korean Empress Myeongseong is assassinated by Japanese infiltrators.
* 1912 – The First Balkan War begins when Montenegro declares war against the Ottoman Empire.
* 1918 – World War I: Corporal Alvin C. York kills 28 German soldiers and captures 132 for which he was awarded the Medal of Honor.
* 1921 – KDKA in Pittsburgh's Forbes Field conducts the first live broadcast of a football game.
* 1939 – World War II: Germany annexes western Poland.
* 1941 – World War II: During the preliminaries of the Battle of Rostov, German forces reach the Sea of Azov with the capture of Mariupol.
* 1943 – World War II: Around 30 civilians are executed by Friedrich Schubert's paramilitary group in Kallikratis, Crete.
* 1944 – World War II: Captain Bobbie Brown earns a Medal of Honor for his actions during the Battle of Crucifix Hill, just outside Aachen.
* 1952 – The Harrow and Wealdstone rail crash kills 112 people.
* 1956 – The New York Yankees's Don Larsen pitches the only perfect game in a World Series.
* 1962 – Der Spiegel publishes an article disclosing the sorry state of the Bundeswehr, and is soon accused of treason.
* 1967 – Guerrilla leader Che Guevara and his men are captured in Bolivia.
* 1969 – The opening rally of the Days of Rage occurs, organized by the Weather Underground in Chicago.
* 1970 – Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn wins the Nobel Prize in literature.
* 1973 – Yom Kippur War: Israel loses more than 150 tanks in a failed attack on Egyptian-occupied positions.
* 1973 – Spyros Markezinis begins his 48-day term as prime minister in an abortive attempt to lead Greece to parliamentary rule.
* 1974 – Franklin National Bank collapses due to fraud and mismanagement; at the time it is the largest bank failure in the history of the United States.
* 1978 – Australia's Ken Warby sets the current world water speed record of 275.97 knots at Blowering Dam, Australia.
* 1982 – Poland bans Solidarity and all other trade unions.
* 1982 – After its London premiere, Cats opens on Broadway and runs for nearly 18 years before closing on September 10, 2000.
* 1990 – First Intifada: Israeli police kill 17 Palestinians and wound over 100 near the Dome of the Rock.
* 1991 – Upon the expiration of the Brioni Agreement, Croatia and Slovenia sever all official relations with Yugoslavia.
* 2001 – A twin engine Cessna and a Scandinavian Airlines System jetliner collide in heavy fog during takeoff from Milan, Italy, killing 118 people.
* 2001 – U.S. President George W. Bush announces the establishment of the Office of Homeland Security.
* 2005 – The 7.6 Mw  Kashmir earthquake leaves 86,000–87,351 people dead, 69,000–75,266 injured, and 2.8 million homeless.
* 2014 – Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person in the United States to be diagnosed with Ebola, dies.
* 2016 – In the wake of Hurricane Matthew, the death toll rises to nearly 900.
* 2019 – About 200 Extinction Rebellion activists block the gates of Leinster House (parliament) in the Republic of Ireland.
* 2020 – Second Nagorno-Karabakh War: Azerbaijan twice deliberately targeted the Church of the Holy Savior Ghazanchetsots of Shusha.Timo, if your birthday is today, then I congratulate you and wish you all the best!
If you want to remember Politkovskaya, then she is not the politician who is remembered in Russia.

jj2007:

--- Quote from: Mikl__ on October 08, 2022, 06:15:01 PM ---If you want to remember Politkovskaya, then she is not the politician who is remembered in Russia.
--- End quote ---

Putin is popular in Russia, and we understand there are good reasons for that. However, in civilised countries you deal in civilised ways with your political opponents.

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