Thursday 28 January 2016
A reporter for the independent newspaper Novaya Gazeta, Politkovskaya was gunned down in the stairwell of her Moscow apartment building on 7 October 2006. She was famous for her hard-hitting coverage of the Caucasus and her criticism of the Kremlin, and her murder has become a symbol of the threats to freedom of information in Russia and impunity for crimes of violence against journalists.
From photos they come alive for a brief moment to look at us.
Animated and directed by Bennie Melwin. Music by Freddie Baites.