Ilya Krieger/CPJ Guest Blogger

Ilya Krieger is a Moscow-based independent journalist and a former reporter for Novaya Gazeta.

A vigil for Anastasiya Baburova and Stanislav Markelov was held in January in Berlin. (AP/Franka Bruns)

Trial upcoming for two suspects in Moscow double murder

In an encouraging ruling last week, the Basmanny District Court in Moscow ordered that two suspects in the January 2009 double murder of Novaya Gazeta reporter Anastasiya Baburova and human rights lawyer Stanislav Markelov be kept in custody pending trial.

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