While Russian troops crack down on Chechnya, another Russian republic – Bashkortostan – is gaining political and economic autonomy from Moscow by VLADIMIR TODRES WHEN ONE RUSSIAN republic tried to proclaim its independence, it was brutally suppressed by the Russian army. But another republic has slowly been moving further and further away from Moscow’s control […]

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