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New charges filed in Politkovskaya’s killing probe

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian investigators marked the 5th anniversary of journalist Anna Politkovskaya’s killing on Friday by filing new charges against suspects involved in the slaying, but they have remained silent about who might have ordered her murder. Politkovskaya, a sharp critic of the Kremlin and its policies in Chechnya, was gunned down in the elevator of her Moscow apartment building on October 7, 2006. The brutal attack drew worldwide attention to violence against journalists in Russia and caused widespread suspicions of government involvement. Russia’s top investigative body said it’s filing formal charges Friday against Lom-Ali Gaitukayev, a native of Chechnya accused of organizing…