H.Res.499 - Condemning the murder of American journalist Paul Klebnikov on July 9, 2004, in Moscow and the murders of other members of the media in the Russian Federation.109th Congress (2005-2006)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. McCotter, Thaddeus G. [R-MI-11] (Introduced 10/18/2005)|
|Committees:||House - International Relations|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/16/2006 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.499 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)
Passed House amended (05/16/2006)
Condemns the July 2004 murder of American journalist Paul Klebnikov in Moscow and the murders of other members of the media in the Russian Federation.
Commends: (1) the Russian Prosecutor General's office for its continuing investigation of Mr. Klebnikov's murder; and (2) all journalists working and living in Russia for their dedication to transparency and the truth.
Urges the government of Russia to: (1) continue inquiries to determine and bring to justice all parties involved in Mr. Klebnikov's murder; (2) accept offers of investigative assistance from the United States and other concerned governments; and (3) protect the independence and freedom of the Russian media and all visiting members of the media.