Vilhelm Konnander writes about Anna Politkovskaya murder and Vladimir Putin’s silence:
“The fact remains: When
White Sun of the Desert writes that Politkovskaya’s “death is a tragedy for
Analysis: The assassination of Anna Politkovskaya is designed to warn others against exposing the abuses of Moscow's authoritarian nationalist drift
Chechnya: Articles by Anna Politkovskaya
"Russia's Secret Heroes", an excerpt from A Small Corner of Hell: Dispatches from Chechnya.
Edward Lucas posts the Economist’s obituary.
A Step At A Time translates an earlier interview with Anna Politkovskaya’s editor, Dmitry Muratov.
And earlier in September, Andrey Kozlov, the top deputy chairman of Russia's Central Bank was shot dead, allegedly because of his efforts to clean up the country's banking system by closing banks that were involved in money laundering. Kozlov, in the late 90s, was responsible for saving Russia from financial ruin.
Meanwhile, a report says that there have been 655,000 deaths in
"O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory?" - 1 Corinthians 15:55