Murder in Russia

Audio for this story from Morning Edition is not available.

NPR's Michele Kelemen reports that one of the most prominent and popular women in Russian politics was murdered and her assistant wounded. Russian leaders expressed outrage as mourners lit candles and laid flowers by the St Petersburg apartment where she was killed. President Boris Yeltsin who is in the hospital suffering from pneumonia vowed to see the killers brought to justice.



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.