TITLE

THE CHECHEN MAFIA

AUTHOR(S)
Meier, Andrew
PUB. DATE
April 1995
SOURCE
New Republic;4/24/95, Vol. 212 Issue 17, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Offers a look at the reasons of Russian President Boris Yeltsin for invading Chechnya after Chechen separatists declared independence from Russia in 1994. Response of the U.S. State Department to President Yeltsin's condemnation of Chechnya as a center of organized crime; Threats of terrorism posed by Chechen syndicates to Russian stability.
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9504261709

 

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