` Russian Prosecutors Asked Judge for Life Sentences for Killing of Journalist Anna Politkovskaya '

#AceWorldNews – MOSCOW – May 27 – Russian prosecutors asked a judge on Tuesday for life sentences for two men convicted of the 2006 murder of journalist Anna Politkovskaya, Reuters said.

A jury last week convicted five men of the murder and requested sentences ranging from 15 to 22 years for three other men who were found guilty of the murder of the investigative journalist.

The two facing life in jail are Rustam Makhmudov, who was convicted of shooting Politikovskaya, and his uncle Lom-Ali Gaitukayev, found guilty of organizing the logistics of the crime, according to RIA Novosti.

Reuters – RIA Novosti – RT

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