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Natalia Skryl, Nashe Vremia
8 March 2002
Natalia Skryl, a journalist from the "Nashe Vremia" newspaper’s business section in Rostov-sur-le-Don, was killed on the evening of 8 March in the area surrounding her home in Taganrog. The journalist was found unconscious with a head injury. She was transported to the local hospital and died a short time later. Vera Yujanskaya, the newspaper’s editor-in-chief, believes that Skryl’s murder is linked to her professional activities as a journalist. She had been investigating the activities of several large companies in the region.