Paul Klebnikov

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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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Getting Away with Murder 2008

April 30, 2008 3:20 PM ET

CPJ's Impunity Index ranks countries where killers of journalists go free New York, April 30, 2008 -- Democracies from Colombia to India and Russia to the Philippines are among the worst countries in the world at prosecuting journalists' killers according...

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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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In Russia, four formally charged in Politkovskaya murder as new suspect emerges

August 29, 2007 12:00 PM ET

New York, August 29, 2007—Four of the 10 suspects detained in the 2006 murder of journalist Anna Politkovskaya have been formally charged, a defense lawyer told the independent radio station Ekho Moskvy. A warrant has been issued for the detention...

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In Russia, suspects arrested in Politkovskaya murder

August 27, 2007 12:00 PM ET

New York, August 27, 2007—Ten suspects have been arrested in the October 2006 assassination in Moscow of investigative reporter Anna Politkovskaya, Russian Prosecutor General Yuri Chaika told a news conference today. The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomed the development but...

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Investigative reporter shot, wounded in Moscow

June 15, 2007 12:00 PM ET

New York, June 15, 2007—The Committee to Protect Journalists denounces the shooting of investigative reporter Andrei Kalitin, who had been working on a book alleging criminal dealings in Russia’s aluminum business. Kalitin, 37, was shot in the shoulder Wednesday evening...

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In Moscow, Klebnikov murder trial delayed as defendant goes missing

March 14, 2007 12:00 PM ET

New York, March 14, 2007—The Moscow City Court postponed the start of the second jury trial of two men in the July 2004 slaying of Forbes Russia Editor Paul Klebnikov after one of the defendants went missing, according to local...

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In Moscow, second Klebnikov murder trial starts tomorrow

February 14, 2007 12:00 PM ET

New York, February 14, 2007--The second jury trial of two Chechen men charged in the July 2004 slaying of Forbes Russia Editor Paul Klebnikov will start tomorrow in Moscow. The Committee to Protect Journalists urges court officials to make the...

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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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