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A history of violence in and from Chechnya

A history of violence in and from Chechnya

A column of Russian army armored personnel carriers and trucks moves along a highway heading towards an unknown destination leaving the area near the Airport in Beslan, North Ossetia, not far from the Chechnya border on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 1994. Seven soldiers and three coffins come home from…

April 20, 2013 3:35 pm
A history of violence in and from Chechnya

A history of violence in and from Chechnya

Chechen separatist fighters ride atop an armored personnel carrier in Grozny heading toward front line positions against Russian forces on Saturday, Jan. 7, 1995. The fighters were chanting "Allah Akbar" (God is Great) as they head towards an area of heavy fighting. Russian shells and rocket…

April 20, 2013 3:36 pm
A history of violence in and from Chechnya

A history of violence in and from Chechnya

An injured Chechen fighter, Freed on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 1995 in Grozny, in the first prisoner exchange of the war for control of the breakaway Russian republic of Chechnya, is carried into his familyís compound near Grozny. The man came home to a hero's welcome with a wounded foot after bei…

April 20, 2013 3:36 pm
A history of violence in and from Chechnya

A history of violence in and from Chechnya

A North Ossetian Interior Ministry officer watches a column of Russian armored vehicles moving towards Chechnya at a checkpoint 19 miles Northeast of Vladikavkaz on Tuesday, Dec. 13, 1994. Russian officials issued their first casualty report, saying nine servicemen were killed and 14 wounded…

April 20, 2013 3:35 pm
A history of violence in and from Chechnya

A history of violence in and from Chechnya

Two Chechen volunteers walk near the Presidential Building in Grozny, Chechnya Tuesday on Dec. 27, 1994. Russian President Boris Yeltsin ordered an end of the bombardment of the capital of the breakaway republic, which he stressed was an integral part of the Russian Federation and would not …

April 20, 2013 3:35 pm

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