Chechen Militants Seize School

Armed assailants have taken over a Russian school near the border of Chechnya holding hostage hundreds of people, including many children. Russian news agencies are reporting eight people have been killed. Join NPR's Neal Conan and guests for the latest on this breaking story.

Guests:

Susan Glasser, Washington Post foreign correspondent

Dmitri Trenin, director of studies at the Moscow Carnegie Center.

Sarah Mendelson, senior fellow in the Russian and Eurasian Program at Center for Strategic and International Studies

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