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Moscow City Court's jury brings in verdict of guilty in Politkovskaya murder case

The Moscow City Court's jury have brought in a verdict of guilty in the 2006 murder of investigative journalist Anna Politkovskaya, Itar-Tass correspondent reported from the court on Tuesday.

The panel of juror pleaded chief defendant in the case, Lom-Ali Gaitukayev, guilty of organizing the murder and creating a criminal group for that.

Politkovskaya, 48, who worked as an investigative journalist with Novaya Gazeta daily, was shot dead in the elevator of her apartment building in central Moscow.

[Source: Itar Tass, Moscow, 20May14]

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