ACQUITTED. Kazbek Dukuzov, 32, and Musa Vakhayev, 42, of carrying out the contract killing of U.S. journalist Paul Klebnikov; in Moscow. Klebnikov, the chief editor of Forbes' Russian edition, was shot dead as he left his Moscow office in July 2004. The prosecution had alleged that the two Chechens killed the editor on orders from Chechen separatist Kozh-Akhmed Nukhayev, the subject of Klebnikov's book Conversations with a Barbarian.

SENTENCED. Bjørn Hoen, 37, Petter Rosenvinge, 38, and Petter Tharaldsen, 34, to jail terms ranging from four to eight years, for involvement in the theft of Edvard Munch's masterpieces The...

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