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Russian Colonel Jailed for Chechen Murder

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Russian Colonel Jailed for Chechen Murder

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Russian Colonel Jailed for Chechen Murder

Russian Colonel Jailed for Chechen Murder

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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.