Friday, February 20, 2009

U.S. Department of State demanded to find the killers of Anna Politkovskaya.

Press konferentsiiDelo Politkovskaya. What's next? 19.02.2009Na questions readers Lenty.Ru "answers the lawyer acquitted brothers Makhmudov Murad MusaevKommentariiNe nikogo19.02.2009Prisyazhnye remaining defendants were acquitted of murdering PolitkovskoySyuzhetyUbiystvo Politkovskoy19.02.2009Obvinyaemyh in the murder of Anna Politkovskaya lived osvobodiliGosudarstvenny and Department of State called upon the Russian authorities to find the killers of journalist" Novaya Gazeta "Anna Politkovskaya, reported Agence France-Presse on 20 February.
"We regret that the murder was never solved, - the representative of State Department said Gordon Duguid (Gordon Duguid). - We urge the Russian authorities as soon as possible to find the perpetrators of this crime and bring them to justice."
On Thursday, the jury acquitted all the accused in the murder of Politkovskaya - brothers Jabrayil Makhmudov and Ibrahim, a former member of Ministry of Internal Affairs Sergei Hadzhikurbanova, as well as the officer of FSB Ryaguzova Paul, who was suspected of having provided information about the killers of journalist residence. Assessors considered proven only the fact of the murder of Politkovskaya, however, to questions concerning the involvement of the accused to the crime, the jury unanimously gave a negative response.
Executors of the assassination, according to the investigation, was the third of the brothers Makhmudov Rustam. His case was severed production, and it is in international search.
Anna Politkovskaya was murdered in the entrance of his home in Moscow in October 2006. Customer crime investigation could not be determined.
Politkovskaya was widely known for his articles on the Chechen war and the situation in the North Caucasus, which criticized the policy of Russian authorities.

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