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Russia - Truth still elusive as another Politkovskaya trial ends

Reporters without borders
Paris, 1 p.m.: A Moscow court today sentenced retired Moscow police officer Dmitry Pavlyuchenkov to 11 years in prison for his role in Novaya Gazeta reporter Anna Politkovskaya's murder in 2006. The court also ordered him to pay the victim's family 3 million roubles (74,500 euros) in compensation. “This rapid trial's disappointing outcome has failed to reveal the full truth,” Reporters Without Borders secretary-general Christophe Deloire said. “Pavlyuchenkov manipulated the trial or the judicial (...)

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