MOSCOW, February 5 (RIA Novosti) - A former Federal
Security Service officer charged with revealing the address of
journalist Anna Politkovskaya to her suspected killers has
backed down on his earlier testimony, claiming he was under
When asked by a prosecutor during a court session on
Thursday whether anyone had approached him for the
investigative journalist's address in the fall of 2006, Pavel
Ryaguzov replied in the negative.
Ryaguzov denied he had twice provided people suspected of
involvement in the murder with the details of Politkovskaya's
place of residence.