Russian Colonel Jailed for Chechen Murder

Russian Colonel Yuri Budanov is sentenced to 10 years in prison for the kidnapping and murder of an 18-year-old Chechen woman. Many see the case as an indicator of Russia's willingness to crack down on atrocities committed by its military against Chechen civilians. NPR's Lawrence Sheets reports.

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.