//Russian journalist immolates herself near Internal Affairs Ministry

Russian journalist immolates herself near Internal Affairs Ministry

Irina Slavina, editor-in-chief of the Nizhny Novgorod online newspaper Koza Press, committed an act of self-immolation near the building of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in Nizhny Novgorod. She died on the spot, Baza Telegram channel reports. An hour before the tragedy, Slavina wrote on her Facebook page:
“The Russian Federation is to blame for my death.”
Spokespeople for the press service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs for the Nizhny Novgorod Region confirmed the fact of the woman’s self-immolation near the building of the department, but it was not officially reported that the victim’s name was Irina Slavina.The Koza.Press publication that she edited published critical materials about the activities of the authorities of Nizhny Novgorod and other neighbouring regions.Law-enforcers searched Irina Slavina’s place a few days before she took her life.