Vagif Kochetkov

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U.S. Senate issues condemnation in Klebnikov killing

July 28, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, July 28, 2006—The U.S. Senate has unanimously approved a resolution condemning the July 2004 murder of Forbes Russia Editor Paul Klebnikov, U.S. Sens. Sam Brownback and Hillary Clinton announced this week. The resolution calls on Russia’s government to...

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Russian reporter’s death prompts questions among family, colleagues

April 11, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, April 11, 2006—Family and colleagues of Russian journalist Vagif Kochetkov, a 31-year-old who died in January from injuries suffered in an attack the month before, are raising questions about the motive for the assault and local prosecutors’ conclusion...

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Vagif Kochetkov

January 8, 2006 12:00 AM ET

Kochetkov, 31, a reporter in Tula, 125 miles (200 kilometers) south of Moscow, died in the Tula city hospital after undergoing surgery for a serious head injury he sustained in an attack two weeks before, according to CPJ interviews and...

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