Suspect Arrested in Politkovskaya Murder

Friday, June 03, 2011


Investigative journalist Anna Politkovskaya was shot and killed in Moscow in 2006. On Thursday, Rustam Makhmudov was charged with her murder. Nina Ognianova of the Committee to Protect Journalists joins us from Moscow to talk about the case against Makhmudov and whether his arrest signifies a change for journalists in Russia.

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