5 sentenced, 2 to life, in Politikovskaya killing

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Lom-Ali Gaitukayev, background center, and Rustam Makhmudov, right, accused of the murder of journalist Anna Politkovskaya, await the judge’s verdict in a glass cage, at the Moscow City Court, in Moscow, Russia, Monday, June 9, 2014. The Moscow City Court has sentenced two men to life in prison and three others to terms ranging from 12 to 20 years for the 2006 killing of renowned journalist Anna Politkovskaya. Politkovskaya, 48, was noted for her reporting that criticized Kremlin policies in Chechnya and human rights violations there. She was shot to death in the elevator of her Moscow apartment building. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

Lom-Ali Gaitukayev, background center, and Rustam Makhmudov, right, accused of the murder of journalist Anna Politkovskaya, await the judge’s verdict in a glass cage, at the Moscow City Court, in Moscow, Russia, Monday, June 9, 2014. The Moscow City Court has sentenced two men to life in prison and three others to terms ranging from 12 to 20 years for the 2006 killing of renowned journalist Anna Politkovskaya. Politkovskaya, 48, was noted for her reporting that criticized Kremlin policies in Chechnya and human rights violations there. She was shot to death in the elevator of her Moscow apartment building. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

From left: Ibragim Makhmudov, Lom-Ali Gaitukayev, Dzhabrail Makhmudov, Rustam Makhmudov and Sergey Hadjikurbanov accused of the murder of journalist Anna Politkovskaya, await the judge’s verdict in a glass cage, at the Moscow City Court, in Moscow, Russia, Monday, June 9, 2014. The Moscow City Court has sentenced two men to life in prison and three others to terms ranging from 12 to 20 years for the 2006 killing of renowned journalist Anna Politkovskaya. Politkovskaya, 48, was noted for her reporting that criticized Kremlin policies in Chechnya and human rights violations there. She was shot to death in the elevator of her Moscow apartment building. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

Ibragim Makhmudov, center, and Lom-Ali Gaitukayev, right, accused of the murder of journalist Anna Politkovskaya, await the judge’s verdict in a glass cage, at the Moscow City Court, in Moscow, Russia, Monday, June 9, 2014. The Moscow City Court has sentenced two men to life in prison and three others to terms ranging from 12 to 20 years for the 2006 killing of renowned journalist Anna Politkovskaya. Politkovskaya, 48, was noted for her reporting that criticized Kremlin policies in Chechnya and human rights violations there. She was shot to death in the elevator of her Moscow apartment building. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

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