Russia Caucasus Violence

December 6, 2012 - 1:33 PM
In this undated photo released by VGTRK company shows Kazbek Gekkiyev, a television reporter who was gunned down in Nalchik late Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012. Gekkiyev worked for the Kremlin-controlled state-run VGTRK media holding in Russia’s Caucasus, a region plagued by a confrontation between Islamic insurgents and federal forces, police said Thursday, adding that the killing could be related to Gekkiyev's job, as many reporters have received death threats from Islamists who complain about reporting in the region. (AP Photo/VGTRK Russia)