15 August 1997 The Chechen war may be over but journal-ists are still convenient pawns. In June, Ilya Bogatyryov and Vladislav Chernyayev, a corre-spondent and a cameraman for the Russian Public TV (ORT) current-affairs program Vzglyad (Viewpoint), disappeared in Grozny. In May, Bogatyryov had videotaped four journalists from Radio Rossiya and ITAR-TASS who were being […]

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