Vladislav Listyev

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Alerts   |   Russia

Backing off earlier statements, Moscow police deny progress in Klebnikov case

New York, October 4, 2004—Moscow police have backed away from statements made by their chief last week in which he said two Chechen men were considered suspects in the murder of Paul Klebnikov, editor of Forbes Russia, according to local press reports.

Police Chief Vladimir Pronin was widely quoted in local and international news reports September 28 as saying that police had made progress in the investigation. He said two Chechens arrested in a kidnapping case were found with a gun believed to be used in the Klebnikov slaying.
October 4, 2004 12:00 PM ET


Alerts   |   Russia

Moscow police say two Chechens suspected in Klebnikov murder

New York, September 28, 2004—Moscow police said today that they have arrested two Chechen men suspected in the July 9 murder of Paul Klebnikov, editor of Forbes Russia, according to local and international press reports.

Police Chief Vladimir Pronin said the men, arrested last night, had been wanted in connection with a kidnapping case. Three pistols were confiscated during the arrest, and preliminary findings indicated one might have been used in the Klebnikov slaying, Pronin told the Interfax news agency. The suspects denied involvement in the murder and said the pistol was given to them, a police source told the state news agency RIA-Novosti.
September 28, 2004 12:00 PM ET


Alerts   |   Russia


Washington, August 19, 2004—A delegation led by the Committee to Protect Journalists met with senior U.S. and Russian officials today, calling on them to work together to aggressively investigate and prosecute those responsible for the July murder in Moscow of Forbes Russia editor Paul Klebnikov.

"We urge U.S. President George W. Bush and Russian President Vladimir Putin to ensure that Paul Klebnikov's killers are brought to justice," CPJ Executive Director Ann Cooper said later. "The business and international communities are watching developments in this case very closely."
August 19, 2004 12:00 PM ET


Letters   |   Russia

CPJ calls on Putin to end climate of "lawlessness, impunity" that led to slayings of Klebnikov, other journalists

Your Excellency: The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) calls on you to address the climate of lawlessness that has led to the slayings of more than a dozen independent journalists in Russia in four years, most recently the July 9 murder of Paul Klebnikov, the 41-year-old editor of the Russian edition of Forbes Magazine.

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