ECHR awards €20.000 to Politkovskaya family
The reporter’s children Ilya Politkovsky and Vera Politkovskaya, her mother Raisa Mazepa and sister Elena Kudimova had filed a complaint with the ECHR against an ineffective investigation of their mother’s murder.
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) considered the complaint of Anna Politkovskaya's family ruling that the Russian authorities must pay €20.000 in moral damages. The court's decision can be found on the official website.
The reporter’s children Ilya Politkovsky and Vera Politkovskaya, her mother Raisa Mazepa and sister Elena Kudimova filed a complaint with the ECHR against an ineffective investigation of their mother’s murder since the detectives failed to find the person who had hired the perpetrator of the crime.
The Novaya Gazeta columnist was killed in Moscow in the hall of her building on October 7, 2006. Politkovskaya's professional activity is believed to have been the motive; the paymaster has not yet been established.
The decision on the undesirability of one of the most influential thieves in law Tariel Oniani’s (Mulukhov) stay in Russia after his release next year was taken on August 6 by Minister of Internal Affairs Vladimir Kolokoltsev. After Oniani’s release, the MIA explained, he will be expelled from Russia for life.
The gray cardinal of Karachay-Cherkessia (KChR), Senator Rauf Arashukov used opportunities to influence the Cherkessian community of the region, especially youth. He was nominated to the post of Prime-Minister of the republic. However, no one shared his political wishes and methods of struggle. According to the sources of The CrimeRussia, the Senator masterminded the murder of youth movement leader Aslan Zhukov in 2010. Many people knew about, the witnesses of a high-profile crime testified against him. But the political weight and ties terminated the case. And even the self-proclaimed killer was unable to prove his guilt in court. However, as it became known the other day, six years after his acquittal, he gave himself up once again.