Tamara Vojnova

 

 

Age: 56

 

Summary: former editor at the regional newspaper Bogorodskoye who had previously worked as an editorial staff of that paper's successor Stavropol Truth for many years, but who recently became a household name due to her professional influence as she sought out all the area veterans from the Great Patriotic War (World War II) and spent several years in captivity while she had served her assignment during the Soviet-led invasion in Afghanistan.

 

 

Cause of Death: Gassed to death by Russian military forces during a hostage crisis

 

Born: 1946

 

Died: October 26, 2002

 

Location: Moscow, Russia