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Why Crack Down on Chechen Refugees?

by Galina Kovalskaya MOSCOW, 4 June (Ezhenedel’nyi Zhurnal)–Finally, the matter is settled. Unlike his predecessor, Ruslan Aushev, Ingushetia’s new president, Murat Zyazikov, has proved far more agreeable to the wish of the chief of the Chechen Republic, Akhmad Kadyrov, to bring refugees home. [On 29 May,] Kadyrov and Zyazikov signed a memorandum on the repatriation […]