Amnesty International urges the Russian authorities to conduct a comprehensive investigation into the murder of journalist Anna Politkovskaya and find the people who ordered the crime.
"Authorities in Russia must demonstrate with concrete actions that they are trying to establish who wanted Anna Politkovskaya dead. Those who ordered her killing must be identified and face justice," Amnesty International said in a statement on Wednesday.
The Moscow City Court found five men guilty of organizing and perpetrating Politkovskaya's murder on Tuesday. Those who ordered the crime have still not been identified.
"The conviction of five men for the murder of Russian investigative journalist Anna Politkovskaya marks only a small step towards justice," Amnesty International said.
Politkovskaya was killed in Moscow in 2006.
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