17 September 2002 MOSCOW, 17 September (Gazeta.Ru)–Georgian President Eduard Shevardnadze announced Monday that his country was ready to hand over detained Chechen gunmen to Russia and to step up anti-terrorist efforts in Pankisi. Simultaneously, the Georgian leader publicly announced that the real reason behind Russia’s anti-terrorist drive was a desire to thwart the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan pipeline […]

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