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MOSCOW, May 20 /ITAR-TASS/. 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.