Paul Klebnikov

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CPJ Impact

July 17, 2009 2:18 PM ET

July 2009News from the Committee to Protect Journalists...

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Five years on, CPJ calls for action in Klebnikov case

July 8, 2009 5:45 PM ET

Five years after the July 9, 2004 murder of journalist Paul Klebnikov, we released the following statement......

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In Novaya Gazeta interview, Obama addresses impunity

July 7, 2009 3:03 PM ET

Before he even arrived in Moscow, President Barack Obama gave an exclusive interview to an independent Russian newspaper that has long been on the front lines of press freedom. Novaya Gazeta is known for its ground-breaking investigative reports--and the fact...

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CPJ testimony focuses on Russian impunity

June 25, 2009 5:27 PM ET

Nina Ognianova, CPJ's Europe and Central Asia program coordinator, provided testimony to the U.S. Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe on the pressing issue of impunity in journalist murders in Russia. The commission held a hearing this week on Russia's human rights...

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In summit, Obama should address Russian impunity

June 25, 2009 2:57 PM ET

Dear President Obama: In advance of your July 6-8 summit in Moscow with President Dmitry Medvedev, we'd like to draw your attention to the pressing issue of impunity in violent crimes against journalists in Russia. We ask you to place this issue on the agenda for your talks. Seventeen journalists have been murdered for their work or have died under suspicious circumstances since 2000. In only one case have the killers been convicted. In every case, the masterminds remain unpunished.

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Corrupt Russian police are a 'dark force' against press

April 3, 2009 12:03 PM ET

Leonid Nikitinsky has a dry sense of humor. "Unless you are killed in a very interesting way, don't come and see me," he told an audience at CPJ's offices on Thursday. There are, after all, too many murders for him...

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Getting Away With Murder 2009

March 23, 2009 12:15 AM ET

CPJ’s Impunity Index spotlights countrieswhere journalists are slain and killers go free New York, March 23, 2009 -- The already murderous conditions for the press in Sri Lanka and Pakistan deteriorated further in the past year, the Committee to Protect...

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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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Into the Ether

November 10, 2008 2:05 PM ET

The world watched in horror when Paul Klebnikov was gunned down in Russia. Much was done to solve the case. Then it all came unraveled in a Moscow court....

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