New York Times: In Ukraine, a successful fight for justice, then a murder

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 Though she had taken on many clients as a human rights lawyer and anti-corruption activist, Iryna Nozdrovska became famous fighting for justice for her own sister, killed two years ago when she was struck by a car driven by the nephew of a powerful judge.

Ms. Nozdrovska eventually succeeded in putting the driver behind bars, winning praise in the Ukrainian news media for achieving an important victory for the rule of law. But the case took a grim turn on New Year’s Day, when her body floated to the surface of an icy, shallow river outside of Kyiv. She had been stabbed.

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