Gessen, Masha
September 1995
New Republic;9/4/95, Vol. 213 Issue 10, p12
Depicts the historical links between Poles and Chechens which helped the Chechen Information Center in Krakow, Poland succeed in its propaganda war against Russia. Exhibition of photographs of casualties in the Russian offensive against Chechnyan rebel forces; Plan of the Krakow center to launch a radio station; Technical problem with broadcasting to Chechnya and Kazakhstan from Krakow; Role of symbols in both the Polish people's support for and the Russian government's fear of the Chechen center.


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