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March 3, 2004 | From Times Wire Reports
Russian authorities said they had confirmed that a man killed over the weekend in a clash with Russian border guards in the Dagestan region was Ruslan Gelayev, 39, one of Chechnya's most powerful rebel warlords. Officials cited a leg wound, personal effects and statements from rebel suspects in making the identification. Russian officials have in the past repeatedly reported Gelayev's death.
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March 3, 2004 | From Times Wire Reports
Russian authorities said they had confirmed that a man killed over the weekend in a clash with Russian border guards in the Dagestan region was Ruslan Gelayev, 39, one of Chechnya's most powerful rebel warlords. Officials cited a leg wound, personal effects and statements from rebel suspects in making the identification. Russian officials have in the past repeatedly reported Gelayev's death.
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November 6, 2002 | David Holley, Times Staff Writer
MOSCOW -- Pushing the Kremlin's fight with a once-powerful oligarch onto the international stage, Russian prosecutors have asked Britain to extradite self-exiled tycoon Boris A. Berezovsky to face corruption charges, authorities said Tuesday. Berezovsky, a onetime Kremlin insider who helped make or break prime ministers and presidents, is one of President Vladimir V. Putin's most vociferous critics.
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July 30, 2002 | MAURA REYNOLDS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Open warfare flared in the mountains of Russia's rebellious republic of Chechnya on Monday as helicopter gunships chased down a band of rebels holed up in a gorge near the Georgian border. The battle appeared to be the first major firefight in the region since last year. Russia and Georgia traded accusations over the cause and conduct of the fighting.
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April 25, 1996 | RICHARD BOUDREAUX, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The successor of slain guerrilla leader Dzhokar M. Dudayev said Wednesday that his separatist forces in Chechnya will not resume talks on ending their war with Russia until they determine who targeted Dudayev for what appears to have been an assassination.
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September 27, 2002 | JOHN DANISZEWSKI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
About 200 Chechen rebels clashed Thursday with Russian army troops backed by bombers and helicopter gunships in a rare large-scale battle in Russia's three-year war with the separatists. A fierce firefight broke out at 5 a.m. in the village of Galashki in the republic of Ingushetia, which borders Chechnya.
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April 3, 2000 | MAYERBEK NUNAYEV and ROBYN DIXON, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Said Adiyev is a 24-year-old Chechen from one of the toughest guerrilla warrior forces in the world, yet with some mighty battles behind him, he has run out of places to take refuge from a vast and powerful enemy. Exhausted and weak, he has put down his weapon and does not want to fight again.
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