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Deadly Ethnic Clash in Closed City Adjoining Russian Missile Test Site

Deadly Ethnic Clash in Closed City Adjoining Russian Missile Test SiteA deadly clash between ethnic Chechens and ethnic Russians in a closed city near a missile test site in Astrakhan oblast on July 19th both has sparked fears among many Russians of a new wave of Kondopoga-type violence across that country and raised questions about security in some of Moscow’s most sensitive military facilities.

And these concerns have been intensified because Russian officials first tried to suppress media coverage, Continue reading

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