“The three men accused of helping murder Kremlin critic Anna Politkovskaya were found not guilty on Thursday by a Russian court,” Reuters reports.
Follow this link for a Reuters timeline of the Politkovskaya murder trial.
The Guardian reports that “a fourth defendant, Pavel Ryaguzov, a lieutenant colonel in Russia’s FSB spy agency, was acquitted in a separate but related case”.
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Yesterday it was ruled that the trial will be open to the public. The jury selection for the trial of the three men charged for the murder of investigative journalist Anna Politkovskaya is scheduled for today (Tuesday).