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RUSSIA/CHECHNYA: A Fragile Peace

Aleksandr Lebed’s main achievement during his jour months as Russian Security Council Secretary was to end the fighting in Chechnya. Yet the tenuous success of that agreement – which leaves many issues unresolved – has displeased much of Russia’s political elite. by PETER RUTLAND THE KHASAVYURT ACCORDS signed on 31 August brought at least a […]