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17 Oct, 2007 06:05

Secret service officer charged in Politkovskaya’s murder case

The Investigative Committee in the murder of Anna Politkovskaya has brought charges against Russian secret service officer, Pavel Ryaguzov, according to a source close to the investigation.

Mr Ryaguzov is accused of passing information to Politkovskaya's murderers about her place of residence.
So far at least nine people have been arrested in connection with the case.
Investigators say they know who masterminded the hit, but the suspect’s name has not been revealed yet
Russian journalist and human rights activist Anna Politkovskaya was shot dead in her apartment building on October 7, 2006.