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Waste Land

In war-ravaged Chechnya, fear still engulfs every part of daily lifeby Mylene Sauloy CHECHNYA, Russia–There is a Gestapo-like atmosphere. Occupation, terror, rule of the arbitrary. Denouncement, distrust, silence. Unmarked cars pulling at dawn, masked men embarking sleepy men for unknown destinations, or just opening fire before disappearing again. Those cars are everywhere, mostly with tinted […]