Russian Intelligence Behind Novaya Gazeta Editor Assault, U.S. Official Says

Russian intelligence was behind an April assault in Moscow that inflicted chemical burns on a Nobel Prize-winning Russian newspaper editor, American officers stated Thursday. U.S. intelligence companies concluded that Russian intelligence operatives orchestrated the April 7 assault on Dmitri A. Muratov, the editor in chief of Novaya Gazeta, an impartial newspaper crucial of the Kremlin