John Crowfoot: It is not “abduction by aliens” that should worry people where Kirsan Ilyumzhinov is concerned

posted 19 May 2014, 10:16 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 19 May 2014, 10:16 ]
19 May 2014

By John Crowfoot

Even by the brutal and desensitized standards of Russia in the late 1990s, the murder of 52-year-old journalist Larisa Yudina on 7 June 1998 appalled the nation. Lured to a meeting with a mysterious source, she was abducted, beaten to death and dumped outside Elista, the capital of Kalmykia. [Read more]