Russian authorities arrest two in connection with murder of US journalist

Russian police have arrested two men suspected in the murder of US journalist Paul Klebnikov, authorities said Tuesday. Police seized three guns during the arrests, one of which may have been the murder weapon. Klebnikov, who served as the editor of Forbes magazine's Russian edition, was killed July 9 outside the publication's office in Moscow.

The Moscow police chief said today that the murder had been solved, but the head of a journalist group said he doubted the two Chechen men arrested were linked to the killing. Mosnews.com has more on the killing of Klebnikov. AP has more.

 

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