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A Decade of Conflict in Chechnya

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A Decade of Conflict in Chechnya

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A Decade of Conflict in Chechnya

A Decade of Conflict in Chechnya

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The conflict between Russia and Chechnya stretches back to at least 1994, when Russian troops invaded the breakaway republic under the leadership of Boris Yeltsin. Some terror experts allege connections between al Qaeda and Chechen rebels. Hear NPR's Renee Montagne and Anatol Lieven of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.