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Chechens Hold Moscow Theatregoers Hostage

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Chechens Hold Moscow Theatregoers Hostage

Chechens Hold Moscow Theatregoers Hostage

Chechens Hold Moscow Theatregoers Hostage

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Host Bob Edwards speaks with NPR's Lawrence Sheets about the hostage situation at a theater in Moscow. Chechen rebels are holding hundreds people there, and are demanding an end to Russia's war against Chechnya, the breakaway southern republic.