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October 3, 1995 | CAROL J. WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Crowded escalators plunge swiftly into the dim depths of the Metro, hurling their loads of humanity onto the heels of commuters milling on the platforms below. A grimy train screeches into the station behind an acrid blast of wind. The impatient people push and shove. The inattentive get trampled. The steel doors of the cars slam shut in seconds, abandoning the slow and the weak and the elderly to wage their battles for passage another time.
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October 3, 1995 | CAROL J. WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Crowded escalators plunge swiftly into the dim depths of the Metro, hurling their loads of humanity onto the heels of commuters milling on the platforms below. A grimy train screeches into the station behind an acrid blast of wind. The impatient people push and shove. The inattentive get trampled. The steel doors of the cars slam shut in seconds, abandoning the slow and the weak and the elderly to wage their battles for passage another time.
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August 27, 2004 | Kim Murphy, Times Staff Writer
Russia has tried hard to establish an atmosphere of normality in this ruined city battered by two wars for independence. Compensation is being paid to some of those who lost their homes, oil revenue is up, and balloting to elect a new president of the Chechen republic is just three days away. But this is Chechnya, Russia's Iraq.
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