Anna Politkovskaya

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Attacks on the Press 2006: Russia

February 5, 2007 11:14 AM ET

RUSSIA As Russia assumed a world leadership role, chairing the Group of Eight leading industrialized nations and the Council of Europe’s powerful committee of ministers, the Kremlin cracked down on dissent and shrugged off astounding attacks on critics and journalists....

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Putin pledges to protect journalists

February 1, 2007 12:00 PM ET

New York, February 1, 2007—Responding to an international outcry over the murder of Russia’s top investigative reporter, President Vladimir Putin vowed today to protect the press, a pledge welcomed by the Committee to Protect Journalists. For the first time Putin...

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CPJ Update

February 1, 2007 2:00 AM ET

February 2007 News from the Committee to Protect Journalists...

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Russian daily says Politkovskaya reports spur Chechnya investigation

January 25, 2007 12:00 PM ET

New York, January 25, 2007—The Chechnya prosecutor’s office is investigating officers of the southern republic’s Interior Ministry in connection with articles by the slain investigative reporter Anna Politkovskaya, the Moscow business daily Kommersant reported Wednesday. The daily quoted Chechnya prosecutor...

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Chechnya police may be behind Politkovskaya murder, Russian officials tell CPJ

January 23, 2007 12:00 PM ET

Moscow, January 23, 2007—Russia’s prosecutor general has opened a criminal investigation into several police officials in Chechnya who may have killed reporter Anna Politkovskaya because she was about to publish an article alleging their involvement in torture. The information was...

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CPJ Update

January 1, 2007 12:00 AM ET

CPJ Update January 2007 News from the Committee to Protect Journalists Return to front page | See previous Updates...

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Journalists killed in 2006

December 20, 2006 12:00 AM ET

Majority are murdered; worldwide death toll rises...

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Colleagues of Anna Politkovskaya receive death threats

November 28, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, November 28, 2006—The Committee to Protect Journalists is alarmed by death threats against two colleagues of murdered Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya. The independent Moscow newspaper Novaya Gazeta said in a statement yesterday that two of its leading journalists...

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CPJ Update

November 10, 2006 10:16 AM ET

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Supreme Court overturns acquittal in Klebnikov murder

November 9, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, November 9, 2006 — The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes the decision today by Russia’s Supreme Court to overturn the acquittal of two suspects in the assassination of Forbes Russia editor Paul Klebnikov and order a retrial. The...

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