Paul Klebnikov

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Russia: Two years after Klebnikov's murder, still no justice

July 7, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, July 7, 2006 — Two years after the contract-style killing of Forbes Russia editor Paul Klebnikov, his assassins remain at large and judicial secrecy and procedural issues have crippled his family's quest for justice. Klebnikov, a 41-year-old U.S....

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Bush urged to take up Klebnikov case

June 28, 2006 12:00 PM ET

Dear President Bush: In advance of your July 14 meeting in St. Petersburg with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Committee to Protect Journalists draws your attention to the acute problem of impunity in violent crimes against journalists in Russia.

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U.S. House condemns impunity in journalist murders

May 17, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, May 17, 2006—The U.S. House of Representatives has called on Russian authorities to pursue justice in the July 2004 murder of Forbes Russia Editor-in-Chief Paul Klebnikov and the unsolved murders of 11 other journalists in Russia. On Tuesday,...

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Prosecutor to appeal acquittal in Klebnikov case

May 8, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, May 8, 2006—A Russian prosecutor has said he will appeal the acquittal by a Moscow jury of two Chechens charged with the July 2004 murder of Forbes Russia editor-in-chief Paul Klebnikov. Prosecutor Dmitry Shokhin said on Saturday he...

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Two charged in Klebnikov murder acquitted

May 5, 2006 12:00 PM ET

Editor’s note: The final paragraph has been amended to make clear that 12 murders remain unsolved. New York, May 5, 2006— A Moscow jury acquitted two Chechens today of the murder of Forbes Russia editor-in-chief Paul Klebnikov after a...

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Klebnikov trial postponed because of a bomb threat

February 16, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, February 16, 2006—A bomb threat halted the trial today of two Chechens charged with killing Forbes-Russia Editor Paul Klebnikov. The hearing, which is closed to the public, will resume February 20, local media reported. Bailiffs cleared the Moscow...

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Attacks on the Press in 2005: Introduction

February 16, 2006 11:59 AM ET

By Ann CooperOn May 2, when the Committee to Protect Journalists identified the Philippines as the world's most murderous country for journalists, the reaction was swift. "Exaggerated," huffed presidential spokesman Ignacio Bunye, who was practiced at dismissing the mounting evidence....

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Attacks on the Press 2005: Europe & Central Asia Analysis

February 16, 2006 11:54 AM ET

Free Expression Takes a Back SeatBy Alex Lupis To gain military footing and access to energy resources in the former Soviet empire, the United States has diverted its attention from human rights and press freedom issues in Eurasia. The U.S. policy...

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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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New judge in Klebnikov trial rejects appeal for open hearing

February 15, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, February 15, 2006—A new judge in the trial of Chechens charged with killing Forbes-Russia Editor Paul Klebnikov rejected a defense appeal today to open the hearing to the public. A spokesman for the Klebnikov family told The Associated...

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