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in memory of Galina Starovoitova
Galina Vasilievna Starovoitova, one of the best-known women in Russian politics, was murdered on Friday 20 November 1998, shot in the stairwell of a St Petersburg apartment. Her murder remains unsolved. This page attempts to gather some interesting and representative links relating to Starovoitova's life, work and death.
R.I.P., Galina Starovoitova. Your intelligence, integrity and courage will be remembered.
Tributes to Galina Starovoitova
- Galina Starovoitova tribute website (in Russian and English)
Includes a biography, many photos, and statements from public figures.
- The Galina Starovoitova Fellowship on Human Rights and Conflict Resolution
The Kennan Institute of the Woodrow Wilson Center has announced a fellowship in remembrance of Galina Starovoitova, a visiting scholar at the Wilson Center in 1989
- Starovoitova Exhibition: a Fearless Life Unveiled
an exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary History of Russia, October 1999.
- Starovoitova Honored by New Monument (St Petersburg Times, October 2000)
- In Memoriam:
Galina Vasilyevna Starovoitova by Dr. Deborah A. Palmieri
- A Russian Killing Shakes Brown University (December 1998)
- Galina Vasilievna Starovoitova, 1946 - 1998 - a brief biography
- United States Institute of Peace Remembers Galina Starovoitova
- Reflections on Galina Vasil’evna Starovoitova
eulogy delivered by Blair A. Ruble in Washington, D.C., December 1998.
- Sharing Blame for Galina's Death
by Susan Eisenhower (Los Angeles Times, November 1998)
- Galina Starovoitova, Heroic Psychologist by Joanne Marrow, Ph.D.
- Bullets Silence Voice of Reason (Perspective, December 1998)
- University in Exile Award to Galina Starovoitova
Writing by Galina Starovoitova in English
Reports and comments on Starovoitova's death
- Startovoitova's death, the aftermath and her funeral by CNN
- Russia's Iron Lady (The Washington Post, November 1998)
- Amnesty International condemns the political murder of Russian human rights advocate Galina Starovoitova
- Armenian Assembly Mourns Liberal Reformer's Death
- Russia Loses an Icon (BBC Online, November 1998)
- Russland braucht Helden (Der Tagesspiegel, November 1998)
- Who Killed Starovoitova? (St Petersburg Times, November 1998)
- Who Killed Galina Starovoitova? (Green Left Weekly, November 1998)
- Entierro de la diputada Galina Starovoitova (El Mundo, November 1998)
- Russian Deputy is Given a Funeral Marked by Dread (New York Times, November 1998)
- Crime and punishment? (Al-Ahram Weekly, November 1998)
- Appeal to Russian authorities from more than 150 writers, artists, and intellectuals from
sixteen countries (November 1998)
- Search Underway For Killers Of Starovoitova (RFE/RL, November 1998)
- Starovoitova assassinated for opposing organized crime (National Review, December 1998)
- The Assassination of Galina Starovoitova Leaves Behind Anguish and Fear (Sojourner, February 1999)
- Assassination brings out bitter Russian divide (Washington Post, February 1999)
- Galina Starovoytova Was Murdered by Politics (Segodnya, November 1999)
- One Year On, Starovoitova Murder Unsolved (St Petersburg Times, November 1999)
- After a year, still no progress in Starovoitova murder case (The Russia Journal, November 1999)
- Neither Agreement nor Suspects in Starovoitova Case (RFE/RL, June 2000)
Starovoitova Returns to Brown
in March 1996 Starovoitova spoke about Russian politics at Brown University, where she had taught the previous spring as the Thomas J. Watson visiting scholar.
Подробная биография Старовойтовой на сервере Национальной Службы Новостей
bio and background on Starovoitova in Russian, from the National News Service.
Памяти Г.Старовойтовой Партия "Демократическая Россия"
Г.В. Старовойтова. Женский вопрос и российская политика
Юлия Жукова. Женщину - в президенты России 1996г.
A Woman President for Russia - this 1996 article by Julia Zhukova of the St Petersburg Center for Gender Studies now poignantly reminds us of what might have been. It discusses reasons why Starovoitova would have made a great presidential candidate.