I was in Budyonnovsk on 14 June 1995, when Chechen separatists raided the town and took hostages, killing 129. Twenty years later, this town in southern Russia is still known as the 'town of black shawls'. On 14 June 1995, the small steppe town of ...and more »
- The Moscow Times
20 Years On, Russia Remembers Budyonnovsk Attack
The Moscow Times
Russia marked Sunday the 20th anniversary of an attack on the southern town of Budyonnovsk that left more than 100 people dead and some 500 injured. The attack, led by Chechen warlord Shamil Basayev, and subsequent hostage crisis at a hospital about ...and more »
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