Pavel Makeev

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Russia pledges to pursue journalist murder probes

September 30, 2010 3:15 AM ET

Moscow, September 30, 2010--Top Russian investigators have pledged to pursue 19 cases of murdered journalists presented to them by a delegation from the Committee to Protect Journalists, reopening several closed cases and pursuing new leads in a number of other...

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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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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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CPJ seeks investigation into cameraman's death at drag-race site

July 14, 2005 12:00 PM ET

New York, July 14, 2005—The Committee to Protect Journalists today called for a thorough and aggressive investigation into the death of Pavel Makeev, 21, a cameraman for Puls television in the southern Russian town of Azov. Makeev's body was found...

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RUSSIA

May 21, 2005 12:00 PM ET

MAY 21, 2005 Posted: July 15, 2005 Pavel Makeev, Puls KILLED—UNCONFIRMED The body of the 21-year-old cameraman was found alongside a road on the outskirts of the Rostov Region town shortly after he arrived to film illegal drag-race competitions. Authorities...

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