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Posted inEastern Europe & RussiaRegions

Full-scale War Declared on Chechnya

5 November 2002 MOSCOW, 5 November (Gazeta.Ru)–On 3 November Russian troops launched a new assault in Chechnya on an unprecedented scale, with 60,000-strong federal forces and special anti-terror sub-units of the Federal Security Service (FSB) taking part in special operations aimed at ”nipping the terror threat in the bud.” The Defence Ministry also said it […]