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News in Review - October 2004 School Horror: Hundreds Die in Russia

In early September 2004, the world looked on in horror as a mass hostage-taking at a Russian school ended in bloody chaos. More than 300 people, about half of them young children, were killed. More than 700 others were injured. The hostage-takers were demanding that Russian troops withdraw from Chechnya. In this News in Review story we'll look at what ...
  • 2004
  • 00:15:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2004

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News in Review - November 1999 Crisis in Russia: Civil Unrest

In this report, which examines the latest in a series of crises that Russia has faced, especially since the dissolution of the Soviet Union, we look at the country’s attempt to grapple with what Russian leaders refer to as Islamic fundamentalists stirring up trouble in southern republics, and what others refer to as civil war. The violence and bombings in ...
  • 1999
  • 00:13:23
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/1999

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News in Review - February 1995 Chechnya: A Question of Control

This examination of the struggle for independence in the predominantly Islamic state of Chechnya focuses on the issues of self-determination, nationhood, the democracy movement and cultural distinctiveness.
  • 1995
  • 00:12:07
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/1995

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