Beslan Mothers — an Island of Opposition
The Moscow Times, 30 Nov 2007
BESLAN, North Ossetia — Beslan mothers have put up street signs that read “Putin’s Course” and point the way to School No. 1, where more than 330 people died in a terrorist attack three years ago. The mothers will not vote for United Russia on Sunday.
“The president not only refused to negotiate with the terrorists to save our children, but he also failed to carry out a fair investigation,” said Susanna Dudiyeva, whose 14-year-old son, Zaur, died in the attack. “This is why we won’t vote for Putin on Sunday.