Maksim Maksimov

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Attacks on the Press 2005: Russia

February 16, 2006 11:14 AM ET

RUSSIA President Vladimir Putin and his allies continued to expand control over the media, using methods that critics called reminiscent of the Soviet era. Journalists who took on powerful political or business interests sometimes paid with their lives. Two journalists...

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CPJ urges Putin to revive probe into disappearance of journalist Maksim Maksimov

January 9, 2006 12:00 PM ET

Your Excellency: The Committee to Protect Journalists is deeply concerned by the lack of progress in the investigation into the June 2004 disappearance of journalist Maksim Maksimov in St. Petersburg. Maksimov, 41, an investigative reporter for the St. Petersburg weekly magazine Gorod, was last seen on June 29, 2004, when he went to meet with a source in the city's downtown district, the business daily Kommersant reported.

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Russian reports say Maksimov murdered

June 28, 2005 12:00 PM ET

New York, June 28, 2005--Police in the northwestern Russian city of St. Petersburg consider three senior police investigators to be suspects in the June 2004 disappearance of local reporter Maksim Maksimov, according to local press reports. Police now believe the...

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