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Chechen Refugees

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Chechen Refugees

Chechen Refugees

Chechen Refugees

Only Available in Archive Formats.

NPR's Michele Kelemen reports on the plight of Chechen refugees in Moscow. More than 220,000 Chechens have fled from the air and artillery attacks that the Russian military has carried out during an extended offensive against Islamist rebels in Chechnya. The refugees are finding it very difficult to make ends meet in Moscow and have hardly any access to health care or schooling.