All Posts Tagged With: "Stanislav Markelov"

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Orlov’s Statement on Conviction of Ultranationalists in Murder Trial

Two radical nationalists have been convicted of murdering human rights lawyer Stanislav Markelov and journalist Anastasia Baburova; provides a translation of human rights leader Oleg Orlov’s statement in response.

Apr 29, 2011 | Continued
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Novaya Gazeta Fears Shutdown in 2011

A court has upheld the decision by a federal media supervisory agency to accuse Novaya Gazeta of “propagandizing nationalistic views,” bringing the opposition newspaper one step closer to a shutdown.

Oct 18, 2010 | Continued
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Slain Moscow Judge is a Lesson for Russian Gov’t

The editorial team at explains why the Russian government needs to pay special attention to the shooting this week of Judge Eduard Chuvashov, known for prosecuting violent ultranationalists.

Apr 14, 2010 | Continued
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600 Participate in Memorial March for Slain Lawyer

Approximately 600 people turned out for a memorial march and rally for slain lawyer Stanislav Markelov and journalist Anastasia Baburova in Moscow on Tuesday, marking a year since their deaths.

Jan 19, 2010 | Continued
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Moscow Authorities Ban Rally for Slain Lawyer

Moscow city authorities have banned a memorial rally for a lawyer and a journalist, both murdered last January – a decision rights activists are saying has no basis.

Jan 12, 2010 | Continued
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Anti-Fascist Activist Shot Dead in Moscow

Anti-fascist activist Ivan Khutorskoy was shot and killed in in the entryway to his building in Moscow late Monday. Colleagues insist that the murder was politically motivated, a charge that authorities are investigating.

Nov 17, 2009 | Continued
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Suspect Confesses to Murder of Russian Lawyer

Police have detained two suspects in the January murder of lawyer Stanislav Markelov in Moscow, one of whom has issued a confession.

Nov 5, 2009 | Continued
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Why Was Stanislav Markelov Killed?

Journalist Olga Malysh explores the theories surrounding the murders of human rights attorney Stanislav Markelov and journalist Anastasia Baburova, posing the question: “How many more deaths like this are still to come?” Exclusive translation by

Jan 23, 2009 | Continued
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Russian Rights Attorney, Reporter Murdered in Moscow

Stanislav Markelov, an attorney who represented Chechen victims and journalists, was gunned down in Moscow Monday. A reporter for the Novaya Gazeta newspaper, Anastasia Baburova, was also killed in the shooting.

Jan 19, 2009 | Continued