Anna Politkovskaya

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Court closes Politkovskaya murder trial to public

November 19, 2008 5:21 PM ET

New York, November 19, 2008--The Committee to Protect Journalists is deeply disappointed at today's decision by the Moscow District Military Court to close the jury trial of three suspects in the October 2006 assassination of Novaya Gazeta journalist Anna Politkovskaya...

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CPJ welcomes open trial in Politkovskaya case

November 17, 2008 12:48 PM ET

In response to the decision today of the Moscow District Military Court to open the trial of three men in the killing of Novaya Gazeta journalist Anna Politkovskaya to the public, we issued the following statement......

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Press freedom in the news 10/27/08

October 27, 2008 12:41 PM ET

The New York Times has updated coverage of the alleged poisoning of human rights lawyer Karinna Moskakleno in France. The article reports that French authorities have declared the poisoning a result of an accident, despite the fact that Moskalenko fell...

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Politkovskaya family lawyer ill, possibly poisoned

October 14, 2008 9:19 PM ET

New York, October 14, 2008--The Committee to Protect Journalists is deeply concerned about the welfare of Russian lawyer Karinna Moskalenko, who represents the family of slain Novaya Gazeta journalist Anna Politkovskaya. Moskalenko was the target of an apparent poisoning in...

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Two years without Anna

October 7, 2008 2:58 PM ET

I met Anna Politkovskaya in person only once, in 2005. She was in New York to collect yet another journalism award, and stopped by CPJ one October afternoon. I remember her crossing the lobby with an even, determined step....

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Press freedom in the news 10/07/08

October 7, 2008 11:54 AM ET

The Web site of news channel France 24 is reporting that today, on the two-year anniversary of the murder of Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya, more than 200 people gathered in Moscow for a vigil. The story cites our alert from yesterday that criticized Russia's decision to try...

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Two years after Politkovskaya's murder, three suspects will go to trial

October 6, 2008 10:07 PM ET

New York, October 6, 2008--Three men will soon go to trial in the October 2006 assassination of Novaya Gazeta journalist Anna Politkovskaya, according to local news reports. Russia's Prosecutor-General's Office approved the indictments on Wednesday, and sent the case to...

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