Anna's War

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Anna wants to help evacuate 85 old people from a war-torn Chechnyan old people's home.

Anna's War - 1/5

by Lizzie Nunnery

Based on the true and extraordinary story of Anna Politkovskaya, the Russian journalist who was murdered in 2006. The Drama series looks at five key events from her life with respect to Politkovskaya's work in Chechnya, from 1999 up to her murder in 2006. In today's episode Anna wants to help evacuate 85 old people from a war torn Chechen old people's home who have been abandoned by the authorities. But there is opposition.

Produced and Directed by Pauline Harris.

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A Chechen village asks Anna to investigate tortures by the Russian army on civilians.

Anna's War

by Lizzie Nunnery

Based on the true story of Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya who was murdered in 2006.

The inhabitants of a Chechen mountain village have written to Anna asking for her to investigate recent tortures by the Russian army on civilians. Anna interviews an elderly woman who was kept in a 12' outdoor pit, and then Anna herself is captured by the soldiers.

Produced and directed by Pauline Harris

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Chechen rebels ask for Anna to act as a mediator between them and the Russian government.

Anna's War 3/5

by Lizzie Nunnery

Based on the true story of Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya who was murdered in 2006. Armed Chechen rebels seize the crowded Dubrovka Theatre, in Moscow on 23 October 2002. The rebels ask for Anna to go to theatre to act as a mediator between them and the Russian Government.

Produced and directed by Pauline Harris

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September, 2002. Anna hears of the seizure of a school by Chechen militants.

Anna's War 4/5

by Lizzie Nunnery

Based on the true story of Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya who was murdered in 2006. September, 2004. When Anna hears of the seizure of a school by Chechen militants she heads off to Beslan to report on the crisis, but never makes it.

Produced and directed by Pauline Harris.

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Anna's War

by Lizzie Nunnery

Based on the true story of Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya who was murdered in 2006. The Drama looks at five key events from 1999 leading up to her murder. Anna is very much focussed on family with the illness of her mother, and death of her father. She wants to help her daughter who is pregnant and looks forward to being a grandmother, when tragedy strikes.

PRODUCED AND DIRECTED by Pauline Harris.

Anna is focused on family and looks forward to being a grandmother, when tragedy strikes.