Russia: Anna Politkovskaya murder convictions fall short of full justice

MAY 21, 2014

Russia: Anna Politkovskaya murder convictions fall short of full justice

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Chechnya’s centuries-long bloody strife goes global

To Tolstoy, fighting Chechen rebels in the 1850s, they were a ‘hardy thistle’ defying suppression. Now, it has seeded itself afar

Special forces outside parliament in 2010 in Chechnya’s rebuilt capital, Grozny. Photograph: Viskhan Magomadov/AFP/Getty Images

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The Assassination of Russia – FSB false flag bombings of 1999

The Assassination of Russia – FSB false flag bombings of 1999

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Blowing Up Russia: Terrorism From Within

Blowing Up Russia: Terrorism From Within

Published on Nov 13, 2012

Documentary film describes the September 1999 Russian apartment bombings as a terrorist act committed by Russian state security services. Written and directed by Yuri Felshtinsky and Alexander Litvinenko. “We just cannot go out and say that the president of Russia is a mass murderer. But it is important that we know it.”

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Window On Eurasia: Existence Of ‘Four [Differeent] Russias’ Complicates Political Struggle, Moscow Analyst Says

MONDAY, JANUARY 2, 2012

Paul Goble

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Sergey Khadjikurbanov Rejects His Role Of Organizing Anna Politkovskaya’s Murder

Oct 27 2011, 22:10

Sergey Khadjikurbanov, ex-militiaman, who was repeatedly charged of murdering Anna Politkovskaya, an observer of the “Novaya Gazeta” newspaper, rejects his guilt and refuses to testify. This was reported by his lawyer Alexei Mikhalchik. Read more

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NORTHWEST HERALD: New Charges Filed In Killing Of Russian Journalist

By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV – The Associated Press

Created: Friday, October 7, 2011 8:12 a.m. CDT

MOSCOW – Russian investigators marked the 5th anniversary of journalist Anna Politkovskaya’s killing today by filing new charges against suspects involved in the slaying, but they have remained silent about who might have ordered her murder.

Politkovskaya, a sharp critic of the Kremlin and its policies in Chechnya, was gunned down in the elevator of her Moscow apartment building on October 7, 2006. The brutal attack drew worldwide attention to violence against journalists in Russia and caused widespread suspicions of government involvement. Read more

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