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Chechnya Holds Elections in Shadow of Terrorist Strike

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Chechnya Holds Elections in Shadow of Terrorist Strike

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Chechnya Holds Elections in Shadow of Terrorist Strike

Chechnya Holds Elections in Shadow of Terrorist Strike

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Chechen voters head to the polls Sunday to elect a new president, to replace the man who was assassinated earlier this year. The election has been marred by recent Russian airplane crashes, which are suspected to have involved Chechens. Hear NPR's Liane Hansen and NPR's Lawrence Sheets.

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