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CRS Issue 31

Erik Batuev
12 May 00
A Chechen editor responsible for reviving an outlawed newspaper has been arrested for "stirring up racial hatred"
Alexander Voronin
12 May 00
Campaigners fighting for the release of Brice Fleutiaux say there is new hope he will soon be returned to his family
Erik Batuev
12 May 00
Chechen officials are being accused of plundering federal funds aimed at "normalising" life in the rebel republic
Mamed Suleimanov
12 May 00
In a bid to meet impossible recruitment quotas, the Azerbaijani military authorities are drafting recruits who are physically unfit for service
Mikhail Ivanov
12 May 00
With a draft bill for direct rule in Chechnya going through the Duma, concerted efforts are being made to bring a semblance of normality to the embattled republic
Franck Petit
12 May 00
A group of Georgian ex-soldiers, who are suffering from radiation sickness, are demanding a government probe into the true legacies of the Soviet nuclear arsenal
Mark Grigorian
12 May 00
Factions opposed to the president are unable to agree on a suitable candidate for the now vacant prime minister's job
Zarina Kanukova
12 May 00
Cherkess women, forced by harsh economic realities to undertake menial work, are being accused of betraying their tribal code of honour