15 November 1997span> Thechnya touts itself as an independent state, but Moscow clings to the notion that it controls the intransigent republic. Increasingly, Russians think Russia should cut its losses and cast off the rebellious territory. A poll taken by the Public Opinion Foundation in September showed that more than a third of those polled […]

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