Journalists Killed in Russia The Truth Can Be Dangerous The list of influential journalists murdered during Vladimir Putin's presidency in Russia keeps growing. 20.10.2006, 15.42 Uhr Link kopieren E-Mail Messenger WhatsApp Link kopieren Eduard Markevich -- Editor of the newspaper Novyy Reft, published in Russia's Sverdlosk region and noted for its critical stance towards the government Shot Sept. 18, 2001. Crime remains unsolved Natalya Skryl -- Journalist with a specialization in economics, from the city of Rostov by the Don River; investigated allegations of corruption against major corporations Murdered March 8, 2002. Crime remains unsolved. Valery Ivanov -- Editor-in-chief of the Togliatti Review and director of the independent television station Lada TV; reported on the mafia, corruption and white collar crime Shot April 29, 2002. Crime remains unsolved. Alexei Sidorov -- Valery Ivanov's successor, who reported on organized crime, corruption and white collar crime Stabbed Oct. 9, 2003. Crime officially solved. Paul Khlebnikov -- Editor-in-chief of the Russian edition of the business journal Forbes; reported critically on Russian oligarchs and their connections to the Kremlin Shot July 9, 2004. Crime remains unsolved. Yevgeny Gerasimenko -- Correspondent for an independent weekly from Russia's Saratov region; investigated corruption in the business world Murdered July 26, 2006. Crime remains unsolved. Anna Politkovskaya -- Editor of the newspaper Novaya Gazeta; reported on the war in Chechnya; considered one of President Putin's critics Shot Oct. 7, 2006.