Magomedzagid Varisov

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Anatomy of Injustice: The Unsolved Killings of Journalists in Russia

September 15, 2009 12:20 AM ET

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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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Violent Censorship

July 24, 2006 4:25 PM ET

Violent Censorship By Ann Cooper The Moscow Times

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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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The Moscow Declaration

July 8, 2005 12:00 PM ET

e, the relatives and colleagues of journalists murdered in Russia, along with Russian and international press freedom advocates, who convened for a conference in Moscow on July 7, 2005, declare the following: The lack of progress in investigating journalist...

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Russian journalist assassinated in Dagestan

June 30, 2005 12:00 PM ET

New York, June 30, 2005—The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the murder late Tuesday of Magomedzagid Varisov, a prominent journalist and political analyst, who was gunned down in a contract-style assassination in Makhachkala, capital of the Russian republic of Dagestan....

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