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Anna Politkovskaya

Nemtsov Is Dead and I Blame You

Nina Kalandadze | Posted 05.09.2015 | World
Nina Kalandadze

I am angry with you because you traded in freedom for a little bit of comfort; you ignored all the warning signs or, even worse, knew what was happening but decided not to get involved.

Russia's Investigation Of Opposition Murders Does Not Bode Well For Nemtsov Case

The Huffington Post | Eline Gordts | Posted 03.07.2015 | World

Every week, we bring you one overlooked aspect of the stories that made news in recent days. You noticed the media forgot all about another story's ba...

Boris Nemtsov: Alive in Death

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 05.02.2015 | World
Bernard-Henri Lévy

Far from falling back into line and yielding to terror, tens of thousands of Russian men and women, in the manner of the French who so recently proclaimed "Je suis Charlie," came out to shout "I am Boris" into the ears of Vladimir Putin, who has never faced an adversary as vibrantly alive as this newly dead man.

Russian Media Is in Dire Need of Self-Examination

Dunja Mijatović | Posted 01.26.2015 | Media
Dunja Mijatović

Russia has largely failed in sustaining media freedom and ensuring journalists' safety. It is the obligation of any modern state to prove its political will to protect journalists. It is time for Russia to demonstrate that will.

Russia Jails 5 For Murder Of Legendary Journalist

Reuters | Posted 08.09.2014 | Media

(Adds detail) MOSCOW, June 9 (Reuters) - Two men were sentenced to life in prison on Monday for the murder of Anna Politkovskaya, an ...

Five Convicted Of Killing Russian Journalist Anna Politkovskaya

Reuters | Posted 07.20.2014 | Media

* Supreme Court had thrown out 2009 acquittal * Activists say no justice until those behind killing found * Murder drew ...

Compromised Democracy in an Age of Terror

Jared Feldschreiber | Posted 06.26.2013 | World
Jared Feldschreiber

The deadly bombings at the Boston Marathon underscore that terrorism transcends boundaries. While sovereign countries have the right to employ counterterrorism methods, they must not trample the inherent basic rights of an open and fair press.

A New Step In Notorious Murder

AP | By LAURA MILLS | Posted 02.10.2013 | Media

MOSCOW (AP) — The son of Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya on Tuesday criticized the authorities' deal with a former police officer accused of i...

New Charges In Death Of Legendary Reporter

AP | Posted 09.16.2012 | Media

MOSCOW — Russian investigators have charged a retired police officer with helping organize the 2006 killing of an investigative reporter who was...

Suspect Charged With Murder Of Legendary Russian Journalist

AP | Posted 08.02.2011 | Media

MOSCOW — A suspect has been charged with murder in the 2006 killing of journalist Anna Politkovskaya, Russian investigators said Thursday. The ...

Russian Officials: Journalist Anna Politkovskaya's Suspected Killer Has Been Arrested

AP | VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV | Posted 07.31.2011 | World

MOSCOW — Russian security forces on Tuesday arrested the suspected triggerman in the 2006 killing of journalist Anna Politkovskaya, who was gunn...

Moscow's Shadow War - Playing Now in Poland

Thor Halvorssen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Thor Halvorssen

More than 200,000 Chechens have died on Moscow's orders. The photographic evidence of mutilation, torture, electric shocks and eye-gouging are impossible to ignore, but the West remains indifferent.

The Murder of Russian Rule of Law

Robert Amsterdam | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Amsterdam

Late on Monday the Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky suffered a rupture of the abdominal membrane causing death. How many more dead Russians will it take before the world takes notice?

Anatomy of Injustice: The Unsolved Killings of 17 Journalists in Russia

Committee to Protect Journalists | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Only Iraq and Algeria outrank Russia on the list of most life-threatening countries for the press. Seventeen journalists have been murdered in Russia ...

Bombing Russia and Media Censorship

Larisa Alexandrovna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Larisa Alexandrovna

Though em>GQ spiked their article on allegations that the Russian FSB were behind the 1999 false-flag bombings in Russia, Gawker helped translate it into Russian, a serious first for news.

New Politkovskaya Probe Rejected By Russian Court

AP | KARINA IOFFEE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOSCOW — A Moscow court rejected a plea by the family of slain Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya for a new investigation into her death, lea...

Anna Politkovskaya Trial Reopens In Russia

Al Jazeera English | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A Russian military court in Moscow has opened a new trial into the murder of Anna Politkovskaya, an investigative journalist and staunch critic of ...

After Obama Visit, Russia Resets to Default

Robert Amsterdam | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Amsterdam

What can be said about a kleptocratic country with no rule of law, where women are shot dead, young promising lawyers slain and the rest cowed into submission by fear?

Natalia Estemirova Killing The Latest In Attacks On Russian Activists

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Award-winning Russian rights activist Natalya Estemirova has been found dead hours after being kidnapped in Chechnya, reports Human Rights Watch. Es...

Natalia Estemirova: Russian Rights Activist Kidnapped, Found Dead

AP | MIKE ECKEL and MANSUR MIROVALEV | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOSCOW — A well-known Russian rights activist was found slain execution-style on Wednesday, hours after being kidnapped in Chechnya – the ...

Politkovskaya Murder Acquittal Overturned In Russia

AP | LYNN BERRY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOSCOW — Russia's Supreme Court on Thursday overturned the acquittal of three men charged with the murder of Anna Politkovskaya, a journalist wh...

Medvedev Interview: Russian President Breaks From Putin In Landmark Interview With Opposition Newspaper

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Breaking with the tone established by his predecessor Vladimir Putin, Russian President Dmitri Medvedev stated outright in an interview with a well-kn...

Anna Politkovskaya Trial: Russia Reopens Case | ELLEN BARRY and MICHAEL SCHWIRTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOSCOW -- A day after a Moscow jury acquitted all three suspects in the murder of the prominent investigative journalist Anna Politkovskaya, the presi...

Is There a Split in Kremlin?

Neil Hicks | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Neil Hicks

Medvedev's conciliatory gestures may be a good cop/bad cop tactic orchestrated by Putin. Churchill's famous analogy to "bulldogs fighting under a rug" to describe Russian politics remains apt.

Anna Politkovskaya Trial: Accused Found Not Guilty | Luke Harding in Moscow | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Four men accused of helping to organise the murder of the Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya were today acquitted by a court in Moscow, amid claims...