Igor Domnikov

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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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Three charged in the murder of Anna Politkovskaya

June 18, 2008 12:00 PM ET

RUSSIA: New York, June 18, 2008—Three men have been charged in connection with the October 2006 assassination of Novaya Gazeta journalist Anna Politkovskaya, the Investigative Committee at Russia’s Prosecutor-General’s Office announced today. With these charges, investigators have completed a preliminary...

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CPJ Impact

May 1, 2008 2:00 AM ET

May 2008 News from the Committee to Protect Journalists...

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Attacks on the Press 2007: Preface

February 5, 2008 12:11 PM ET

By Christiane AmanpourMurder is a terrifying reality for independent journalists around the world. A group or government embarrassed by a critical report hires a gunman rather than a lawyer to silence the messenger. More than 60 journalists were killed for...

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Attacks on the Press 2007: Russia

February 5, 2008 10:38 AM ET

RUSSIA Constitutional constraints posed little problem for a term-limited President Vladimir Putin, who appeared certain to hold power long after his tenure was due to end in 2008. The popular, two-term president hopped into the parliamentary race in the fall,...

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CPJ Update

September 1, 2007 2:10 AM ET

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

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In a benchmark verdict, Russian court convicts 5 in reporter’s murder

August 30, 2007 12:00 PM ET

New York, August 30, 2007—A court in Russia’s west-central republic of Tatarstan has convicted five members of a criminal gang in the 2000 murder of Novaya Gazeta journalist Igor Domnikov, the newspaper reported today. The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomed...

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Anya's Paper: CPJ Special Report

May 22, 2007 12:00 AM ET

Long before Anya Politkovskaya was slain, her newspaper suffered devastating losses. Yet Novaya Gazeta pushes ahead, investigating corruption, abuse and the deaths of its own reporters....

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Man charged, sought in Politkovskaya murder

May 12, 2007 12:00 PM ET

New York, May 12, 2008—The Investigative Committee at Russia’s Prosecutor-General’s Office announced today that 34-year-old ethnic Chechen Rustam Makhmudov has been charged in absentia with murdering Novaya Gazeta journalist Anna Politkovskaya, according to local news reports. The Investigative Committee issued...

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Attacks on the Press 2006: Europe and Central Asia Analysis

February 5, 2007 11:54 AM ET

Getting away with murder in the former Soviet states By Nina Ognianova The assassin in a baseball cap who gunned down Anna Politkovskaya outside her Moscow apartment used a silencer. But reverberations from the contract-style slaying of Russia's icon of...

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