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Opinion: Anna Politkovskaya, a true Russian patriot


Forget, suppress, overlook, erase — that’s how the regime in Moscow has dealt with the murder of the investigative journalist and human rights activist Anna Politkovskaya. And the authorities would like nothing better than if the 15th anniversary of the event could somehow just be done with. The Kremlin takes offense when asked why the masterminds behind the killing have still not been caught and punished. The Russian state today represents what Politkovskaya, before her death, described as a country with the “most corrupt judiciary in the world.” In June 2014, two men were given life sentences by a Moscow court for …

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