Archive: 2005 - September - October

Putin meets with Klebnikov's widow
Interfax News Service, 15 September 2005
NEW YORK. Sept 15 (Interfax) - Russian President Vladimir Putin met with the widow and brother of Paul Klebnikov , editor of the Russian version of Forbes magazine who was murdered in Moscow in July 2004, in New York on Thursday. Earlier, Putin wrote to Klebnikov's widow saying he would like to meet with her during his next visit to the United States.
77 words, (c) 2005 Interfax Information Services, B.V.

Putin meets widow of US journalist murdered in Russia
BBC Monitoring Former Soviet Union, 16 September 2005, Text of report by Russian Ren TV on 16 September
[Russian President] Vladimir Putin yesterday met the widow of Paul Klebnikov . To remind you, the editor of the Russian Forbes magazine was gunned down in Moscow last summer [2004].
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Klebnikov murder suspects may remain in custody
Interfax News Service, 21 September 2005
MOSCOW. Sept 21 (Interfax) - Moscow's Basmanny court will hold a session on September 26 to consider the Prosecutor General Office's request to prolong the custody of Kazbek Dukuzov and Musa Vakhayev, who are suspected of assassinating the editor of the Russian version of Forbes magazine, Paul Klebnikov. The defendants' lawyer, Ruslan Khasanov, told Interfax on Wednesday that "the prosecutor's office wants both men to remain in custody for another two months."
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Detention extended for Klebnikov murder suspect
Interfax News Service, 26 September 2005
MOSCOW. Sept 26 (Interfax) - Moscow's Basmanny Court has extended the detention of a man suspected of involvement in the murder of Forbes Russian edition editor Paul Klebnikov at the request of the prosecution, an Interfax correspondent has reported. Prosecutors insisted on suspect Kazbek Dukuzov's further detention due to the serious nature of the charges.
133 words, (c) 2005 Interfax Information Services, B.V.

Moscow court extends detention of alleged killer of Forbes magazine editor
BBC Monitoring Former Soviet Union, 29 September 2005
Excerpt from report by Russian news agency RIA. Moscow, 29 September: The Moscow City Court has extended until 9 December the term of detention for one of the people accused in the killing of Paul Khlebnikov , the chief editor of the Russian edition of the Forbes magazine.
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Detention of Klebnikov murder suspect extended
Interfax News Service, 29 September 2005
MOSCOW. Sept 29 (Interfax) - The Moscow City Court has extended until December 9 the detention of Musa Vakhayev, who is suspected of murdering Forbes Russia Editor Paul Klebnikov . Vakhayev's lawyer, Ruslan Khasanov, told Interfax that this court decision grants a request from the Prosecutor's General Office.
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Moscow court to review longer arrest of Khlebnikov murderers.
ITAR-TASS World Service, 29 September 2005, By Anna Kudzoyeva
MOSCOW, September 29 (Itar-Tass) ---- Moscow's Basmanny court is to review on Thursday the extension of the arrest of Musa Valkhayev, who is the second defendant in the criminal case on the murder of Paul Khlebnikov , the chief editor of the Russian version of the magazine Forbes.
273 words, (c) 2005 ITAR-TASS

Court extends custody for 2nd suspect in Forbes journalist murder.
ITAR-TASS World Service, 29 September 2005, By Alana Kudzoyeva
MOSCOW, September 29 (Itar-Tass) -- The Moscow City Court on Thursday extended custody for Musa Vakhayev, a second suspect in the murder of Paul Khlebnikov , the chief editor of the Russian version of the magazine Forbes.
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Prize created in honor of US journalist slain in Russia
Agence France Presse, 20 October 2005
NEW YORK, Oct 19 (AFP) - Friends and colleagues of slain American journalist Paul Klebnikov said Wednesday they have created an award in his memory to honor "courage in journalism," and the first recipient is an editor of a Russian newspaper.
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Resolution Condemning Murders of Journalists in Russian Federation Introduced
US Fed News, 21 October 2005
WASHINGTON, Oct. 21 -- Rep. Thaddeus McCotter, R-Mich., has introduced a resolution (H.Res. 499) "condemning the murder of American journalist Paul Klebnikov on July 9, 2004, in Moscow and the murders of other members of the media in the Russian Federation."
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Russia: Commentary says media freedom is a closed issue
BBC Monitoring Media, 25 October 2005
A commentary on a Russian news website has said that US appeals for media freedom in Russia are missing the point. That issue has already been decided it says and now Russia is learning to use entertainment programmes, such as soap operas, for ideological purposes. The next battle will be to counter the expansiin of foreign publications. The following is the text of an unattributed commentary: "Subsidies for Patriots" published by Russian Gazeta.ru website on 20 October. American congressmen are concerned that Russian mass media lack freedom and independence. State Duma deputies are worried about whether newspapers, magazines, radio and television are carrying the light of culture and the grace of morals to the popular masses.
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Lawyers of a defendant in Khlebnikov murder case appeal denial of psychiatric examination.
RIA Novosty, 28 October 2005
MOSCOW, October 28 (RIA Novosti) - The defense of notary Fail Sadretdinov, who is charged with murdering the chief editor of the Russian edition of Forbes, appealed Friday the refusal of the Prosecutor General's Office to conduct psychiatric examination of their client. "Sadretdinov is a disabled person. He is chronically ill, and has even had epileptic fits in court," lawyer Ruslan Koblev said.
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Klebnikov murder suspects finish studying case
Interfax News Service, 28 October 2005
MOSCOW. Oct 28 (Interfax) - Two people charged with assassinating Paul Klebnikov , the editor of the Russian edition of Forbes magazine, have finished studying the documents included in their criminal case, lawyer Ruslan Khasanov told Interfax on Friday. Fail Sadretdinov, who also figures in the case, is now studying the materials, he said.
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