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Anna Politkovskaya: Standing aloneJust before my last trip to Chechnya in mid-September my colleagues at Novaya Gazeta began to receive threats and were told to pass on the message that I shouldn’t go to Chechnya any more. If I did, my life would be in danger. As always, our paper has its ‘own people’ on the general staff and the ministry of defence — people who broadly share our views
Elsewhere… Anna Politkovskaya Award 2013 (4th October)HOSTED BY RAW IN WAR the Annual Anna Politkovskaya Award celebrates outstanding women human rights defenders working in conflict zones. On the eve of Anna Politkovskaya’s murder, join RAW in WAR for an evening of music, theatre and discussion with some very special guests to remember Anna on the eve of the anniversary of her […]
A former police officer detained for murder of journalist Anna PolitkovskayaRussian investigators have detained a former lieutenant police colonel as a suspect in the murder of Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya. The campaigning reporter was openly critical of Russia’s involvement in Chechnya. According to the latest investigation, Dmitry Pavlyuchenkov was offered cash to murder Politkovskaya, and he was a part of a group aiming to kill her, […]
Russia: Suspect arrested in Anna Politkovskaya murderRussian authorities arrested Rustam Makhmudov in Chechyna on Tuesday (31 May). He is suspected of shooting Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya to death in 2006. Politkovskaya was one of the fiercest critics of now Chechyan President Ramzan Kadyrov, having accused him of torture and corruption. Makmudov’s arrest follows the acquittal of his two brothers and a […]
Russia: Circle of Politkovskaya murder suspects widensDetectives with the federal Investigative Committee say they are examining an expanded circle of suspects in the murder of journalist Anna Politkovskaya. The new suspects are said to be ethnic Chechens who wanted to get on the good side of Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov. There is no evidence directly linking Kadyrov to the case. The […]