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Natalya Estemirova

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...

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.

EXCLUSIVE: Russian Human Rights Activists Face Spike In Death Threats (UPDATES)

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Diane Tucker

More than 50 percent of the Russian people believe that "ethnic minorities should be limited or expelled from the country," Alexander Verkhovsky told the HuffPost.

Chechen Activist Zarema Sadulayeva And Husband Found Shot Dead In Trunk: Memorial

AP | MUSA SADULAYEV | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SHALAZHI, Russia — The bullet-riddled bodies of a Chechen activist and her husband were found in the trunk of their car Tuesday, the latest in a...

Killers of Russian Human Rights Activists Will Not Be Punished

Oleg Kozlovsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Oleg Kozlovsky

The death of Natalya Estemirova is not the first tragedy in the recent history of human rights activism in Russia and in Northern Caucasus in particular.

Natalya Estemirova Murder Prompts Memorial To Suspend Chechnya Work

Deutsche Welle | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Russian human rights group Memorial has suspended operations in Chechnya following the murder of one of its most prominent activists, Natalya Estemiro...

Ramzan Kadyrov, Chechen Leader, To Sue Rights Group Memorial For Natalya Estemirova Accusations

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOSCOW — The spokesman for Ramzan Kadyrov, Chechnya's strongman leader, says his boss will sue a top human rights organization for claiming he w...

Medvedev: Natalya Estemirova's Killers Will Be Found

AP | ROLAND LOSCH and GEIR MOULSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MUNICH — Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said Thursday he is confident that the killer of a prominent human rights activist will be found and ...

Natalya Estemirova Murder Reveals Russia's "Terror Campaign": Activists

AP | MUSA SADULAYEV and MIKE ECKEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

GROZNY, Russia — Weeping mourners escorted the body of Natalya Estemirova through Chechnya's capital on Thursday, honoring the activist whose br...

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 ...