CrimeKiller of Russian human rights activist Estemirova identified – Medvedev

Published on RIA Novostni, by Dylan Martinez, July 15, 2010.

The identity of the murderer of human rights activist Natalya Estemirova has been established and the individual who arranged her murder will soon be found, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said on Thursday.

“Investigations are currently underway of not only identifying the hit man who is already on a wanted list, but also the individual who ordered this terrible crime,” Medvedev told journalists during a joint press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel … //

… Merkel assured the journalists that she had talked with Medvedev about the murder of Estemirova and understood that investigations were underway.

“For the sense of legal security it’s important that such public cases end in success. We also understand that this is not easy,” Merkel said.
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