Anna Politkovskaya

Anna Politkovskaja

Anna Stepanovna Politkovskaya ( Russian: Анна Степановна Политковская; 30 August 1958 — 7 October 2006) was a Russian journalist. Anna Politkovskaya wrote for the newspaper Novaya Gazeta. She was born in the New York City, United States. Her parents were diplomats. Her birth name was Anna Stepanovna Mazepa ( Russian:Анна Степановна Мазепа). [1]

Journalism

She was best known for her thoughts about the war in Chechnya, a Russian state. She was also against the current leader of Russia, president Vladimir Putin. Many of her texts asked for human rights.

In 2002 Politkovskaya won the Courage in Journalism Award. [2]

Other Languages
azərbaycanca: Anna Politkovskaya
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: Ганна Паліткоўская
bosanski: Ana Politkovska
Bahasa Indonesia: Anna Politkovskaya
македонски: Ана Политковскаја
Bahasa Melayu: Anna Politkovskaya
Nederlands: Anna Politkovskaja
norsk nynorsk: Anna Politkovskaja
português: Anna Politkovskaia
slovenščina: Ana Politkovska
српски / srpski: Ана Политковска
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Ana Politkovskaja
татарча/tatarça: Анна Политковская