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Rights groups demand answers after prominent Russian journalist is attackedupdated: Fri Apr 06 2012 19:30:00

When Ella Asoyan first heard footsteps behind her and Elena Milashina, her friend and a prominent investigative journalist in Russia, she thought the young men might have just wanted to pass.

Retired high-ranking Russian cop charged in journalist's murderupdated: Fri Aug 26 2011 19:54:00

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.

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 police raid Lebedev-owned bankupdated: Wed Nov 03 2010 05:42:00

Moscow police investigators backed by masked, armed security officials raided a bank owned by Russian billionaire Alexander Lebedev Tuesday, a bank spokesman and Russian news agencies 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.

Security cameras film Russian killingsupdated: Wed Jan 21 2009 15:49:00

Russian investigators have no suspects in Monday's killings of a prominent human rights lawyer and a journalist despite round-the-clock efforts to find the gunman, officials said Wednesday.

Ex-KGB billionaire buys UK newspaperupdated: Wed Jan 21 2009 14:52:00

A Russian billionaire and former KGB agent is buying a controlling stake in the venerable Evening Standard, the London newspaper announced Wednesday.

Human rights lawyer, journalist killed in Russiaupdated: Tue Jan 20 2009 02:46:00

A masked man shot and killed on Monday a Russian human rights lawyer known for his work on abuses by the Russian military in the breakaway region of Chechnya, Russian media reported.

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.

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