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Russian authorities have arrested a retired high-ranking police officer as the latest suspect in the 2006 murder of a journalist who was a strong critic of the Kremlin, according to the news agency Itar-Tass.

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Arrest made in 2006 death of Russian journalistupdated: Tue May 31 2011 10:50:00

A suspect in the killing of Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya in 2006 was arrested in Chechnya on Tuesday, Russia Investigative Committee told CNN.

Russian Supreme Court overturns Politkovskaya rulingupdated: Thu Sep 03 2009 07:59:00

A Russian Supreme Court ruling on Thursday streamlined the probe of a well-known journalist's killing three years ago, an attorney told CNN.

Aid workers found shot dead in Chechnyaupdated: Tue Aug 11 2009 09:10:00

The head of a humanitarian agency in Chechnya and her husband were found dead early Tuesday, their bodies stuffed in the trunk of their car, a prosecutor's spokeswoman said.

New trial opens for murdered Russian journalistupdated: Wed Aug 05 2009 10:18:00

Three men went on trial Wednesday in connection with the killing of Russian investigative journalist Anna Politkovskaya, Russia's RIA-Novosti news agency reported.

Russian human rights activist kidnapped, killedupdated: Wed Jul 15 2009 22:32:00

A leading human rights activist was abducted and killed in Russia Wednesday, the organization she worked for told CNN.

Retrial for suspects in Politkovskaya murder caseupdated: Thu Jun 25 2009 09:04:00

The Russian supreme court on Thursday overturned a not guilty verdict and ordered a retrial for four suspects on charges related to the killing of a journalist, a defense attorney said.

Three cleared over murder of Russian journalistupdated: Thu Feb 19 2009 09:34:00

A jury in Moscow on Thursday acquitted three men charged with involvement on the murder of independent journalist Anna Politkovskaya. Murder, Russian-Style: Political Assassinationupdated: Sun Oct 19 2008 18:00:00

Viewpoint: The attempt to poison a leading human-rights lawyer may be the latest on a dispiriting list of blatantly political assassination attempts

Russia: Rights lawyer in possible poison attemptupdated: Wed Oct 15 2008 05:56:00

A prominent Russian human rights lawyer says she and her children are ill after a suspicious substance was found in their car in France. Arrests in Russian Reporter Murderupdated: Tue Aug 28 2007 06:00:00

Analysis: The arrest of a senior FSB officer over the killing of Anna Politkovskaya is no guarantee that justice will be pursued

Four charged over reporter murderupdated: Mon Aug 27 2007 21:03:00

Russian prosecutors have formally charged at least four of 10 suspects detained over the murder of reporter Anna Politkovskaya, a defence lawyer was quoted as saying on Thursday.

10 held over Politkovskaya murderupdated: Sun Aug 26 2007 23:05:00

Russian prosecutors said on Monday they had detained 10 suspects in the murder of reporter Anna Politkovskaya, but that the killing was masterminded from abroad by anti-Kremlin forces trying to discredit Russia.

Ex-spy: Three for radiation testsupdated: Mon Nov 27 2006 10:34:00

Three people have been referred to a special clinic for radiological tests following the death of a former Russian spy in London, a spokeswoman for Britain's Health Protection Agency (HPA) said on Monday.

Spy death: 3 have radiation testsupdated: Mon Nov 27 2006 03:39:00

Three people have undergone testing for possible radioactive contamination following the death of a former Russian spy in London, British Home Secretary John Reid said on Monday.

Doctors in dark on poisoned ex-spyupdated: Tue Nov 21 2006 14:39:00

Doctors are still trying to determine how a former Russian spy and prominent Kremlin critic was poisoned, but they have discounted suspicions that the toxic metal thallium was used, hospital officials said Tuesday.

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