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Eleven-year Sentence Doled Out in Politkovskaya Killing

Posted December 14th, 2012 at 10:25 am (UTC-5)
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A Russian court has sentenced a former police officer to 11 years in prison and fined him some $100,000 for his role in the 2006 murder of Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya. The sentencing of Dmitry Pavlyuchenkov came Friday after a speedy trial in which the defendant struck a plea bargain that qualified him for a […]

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Former Russian Policeman Goes On Trial In Journalist’s Murder

Posted December 12th, 2012 at 7:10 pm (UTC-5)
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A former Russian police officer went on trial Wednesday on charges of involvement in the 2006 murder of investigative journalist Anna Politkovskaya, who was critical of the government. Dmitry Pavlyuchenkov has been charged with being a part of the criminal group that gunned down Politkovskaya in her apartment building. Prosecutors demanded a 12-year prison sentence […]

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