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15 Oct 99
The chaos in Chechnya is spreading over the border into Georgia as armed gangs turn to kidnap to raise foreign money for weapons.
15 Oct 99
Chechen leader Maskhadov's offer of talks has been rebuffed. Moscow is aiming to settle the "Chechen problem" once and for all.
15 Oct 99
The Kremlin faces a choice in Chechnya: establish a cordon sanitaire or embark on an all-out blitz on Grozny.
13 Jul 99
Serbia is rebuilding its bridges - and its minds. Academics are reviving the spirit of Brezhnev. China supports Yugoslav Prime Minister Momir Bu La To Vic. And our president boasts: "Our country is the freest and most democratic in the world."
10 Jun 99
Long a diplomatic fudge factory, the UN resolution on Kosovo firmly reflects the terms dictated by NATO.
8 Jun 99
Belgrade has accepted defeat over Kosovo. Now it is playing for the domestic propaganda - rebuilding political alliances, and securing Milosevic's position in power.
22 May 99
Tribunal Update 126: Last Week in The Hague (17-22 May, 1999)
16 May 99
A short sharp campaign is becoming a prolonged and devastating war. When the human cost of a "humanitarian intervention" becomes too high, is it time to stop the bombing?
1 May 99
NATO member states remain unanimous about the bombing campaign against Yugoslavia. But the difficult decisions are yet to be made.
19 Apr 99
The Security Council has not authorised the bombing. But whatever the legalities of NATO's campaign against Yugoslavia, the action has broad support at the UN.