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January 16, 2001 | Reuters
The nation's top human rights envoy for Chechnya pledged to European monitors Monday that Moscow will prosecute more troops charged with committing abuses in the breakaway republic. During a visit by a parliamentary delegation of the Council of Europe, Vladimir A. Kalamanov vowed to narrow the gap between the high number of complaints and the small number of cases that make it to the court system.
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January 16, 2001 | Reuters
The nation's top human rights envoy for Chechnya pledged to European monitors Monday that Moscow will prosecute more troops charged with committing abuses in the breakaway republic. During a visit by a parliamentary delegation of the Council of Europe, Vladimir A. Kalamanov vowed to narrow the gap between the high number of complaints and the small number of cases that make it to the court system.
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April 4, 2000 | From Times Wire Reports
The United Nations' top human rights official sharply criticized Russia for abuses in Chechnya, saying she heard "very harrowing" accounts on a trip to the war-torn republic. High Commissioner for Human Rights Mary Robinson also said she was denied access to villages and a detention center she deemed vital to her investigation.
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October 26, 2000 | MAURA REYNOLDS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Russian forces routinely and illegally imprison, beat and torture civilians in the rebel republic of Chechnya, and the Russian government has made no concerted effort to investigate or prosecute the abuses, a human rights group said in a report released today.
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October 26, 2000 | MAURA REYNOLDS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Russian forces routinely and illegally imprison, beat and torture civilians in the rebel republic of Chechnya, and the Russian government has made no concerted effort to investigate or prosecute the abuses, a human rights group said in a report released today.
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December 28, 1999 | ROBYN DIXON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Seeking to block escape routes for guerrillas putting up fierce resistance in Grozny, the Russian military Monday reportedly targeted southern Chechnya with fuel-air bombs, highly destructive explosives capable of killing people sheltering in basements.
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December 24, 1994 | CAREY GOLDBERG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Russia is now a country at war. The combat theater is small, the location obscure and the casualties likely to remain a relative trickle compared to those in Rwanda or Bosnia. But when the Kremlin decided to break Chechnya's bid for independence by military force, when it began dropping bombs on what it considers Russian towns and shelling Russian citizens, it crossed a line beyond which only one thing is sure: This Eurasian colossus has become a more volatile place.
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April 4, 2000 | From Times Wire Reports
The United Nations' top human rights official sharply criticized Russia for abuses in Chechnya, saying she heard "very harrowing" accounts on a trip to the war-torn republic. High Commissioner for Human Rights Mary Robinson also said she was denied access to villages and a detention center she deemed vital to her investigation.
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December 28, 1999 | ROBYN DIXON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Seeking to block escape routes for guerrillas putting up fierce resistance in Grozny, the Russian military Monday reportedly targeted southern Chechnya with fuel-air bombs, highly destructive explosives capable of killing people sheltering in basements.
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