Anna Politkovskaya
Anna Politkovskaya

Born August 30, 1958, she exposed Russian government corruption and atrocities committed during the Second Chechen War. Despite intimidation and violence, Politkovskaya documented torture, kidnapping and killings by the pro-Russian regime and was an outspoken critic of Vladimir Putin, writing in 2004 that "We are hurtling back into a Soviet abyss, into an information vacuum that spells death from our own ignorance." In October 2006 she was murdered in the lift of her apartment block in Moscow, shot four times at point-blank range.
To honor Politkovskaya and truth-tellers everywhere: Be brave. Stay strong. Live your values.
Published by San Francisco Chronicle from Aug. 25 to Aug. 27, 2017.
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