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  • In heaven there are a thousand blank pages (Anna Politkovskaya’s loved ones remember her)

    10/07/2011 5:21:32 PM PDT · by struwwelpeter · 10 replies
    Novaya Gazeta ^ | October 7th,2011 | Galina Mursalayeva
    “The language has become smaller by one, diminishing us. Now your words, like the feathers of dead birds, are in dictionaries. In heaven there are a thousand blank pages, pages you never finished...” It is almost as if Joseph Brodsky were not eulogizing W.H. Auden, but Anya. How many years have we been without Anna Politkovskaya... 2, 3, 4, 5? Yes, five years already. Still, strange as it sounds, in the early years it seemed easier than it is now. Back then, along with the pain, many still clenched their fists and were still courageous. But then there was the...