Organizer of Politkovskaya’s murder jailed for 11 years
Moscow City Court passed down the first sentence in the 2006 killing of Novaya Gazeta journalist Anna Politkovskaya
Retired police officer Dmitry Pavlyuchenkov was sentenced to 11 years in a high-security prison and a fine of 3 million rubles ($100,000) today for his role in the contract killing of Novaya Gazeta investigative reporter Anna Politkovskaya, the Russian Legal Information Agency reported from the Moscow City Court on Friday. Politkovskaya was shot dead on October 7, 2006 in an apartment block in central Moscow, where she lived.
The Russian Investigative Committee has completed its inquiry into the murder of Russian investigative journalist Anna Politkovskaya. Meanwhile, the defendants deny their guilt and want to be tried by jury
Former chief of the Moscow police Dmitry Pavlyuchenkov, sentenced to 11 years in prison for complicity in the murder of journalist Anna Politkovskaya, testified to the Investigative Committee in relation to two other high-profile criminal cases
The family of slain journalist Anna Politkovskaya are asking for a criminal case against former Moscow police officer Dmitry Pavlyuchenkov, suspected of organizing the killing, to be returned to the prosecutor's office
A criminal case against former Moscow police officer Dmitry Pavlyuchenkov, charged with complicity in the murder of reporter Anna Politkovskaya, could be heard in a special court procedure due to a pre-trial accommodation, Russian Investigative Commi
The defense lawyers for Sergei Khadzhikurbanov, former Interior Ministry official, who is suspected of masterminding the killing of Novaya Gazeta journalist Anna Politkovskaya, demand that the investigators stop his prosecution