Polina Zherebtsova’s diary of the second Chechnya war – extracts

Polina Zherebtsova filled dozens of diaries recording life in Grozny during the second Chechen war 24 September 1999 10.05am They bombed us a bit today. And the neighbours already don’t go to work, they’re scared. Mum and I go to the market to trade.I help her. There are rumours at school that it might shut […]