Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Poetic Obituaries: [Ruslan] Akhtakhanov was a professor at

the Modern Humanitarian Academy in Moscow.

He received a special journalism prize in 2009 for a book of poems called "I am proud of Chechnya, which gave heroes to the world".

On his website, he describes himself as an educator and an advocate of Chechnya remaining part of Russia.

from BBC News: Chechen poet Ruslan Akhtakhanov shot dead in Moscow
then Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty: Chechen Shot Dead In Moscow: Incriminate The Usual Suspects


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