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Russian Federation: Update on the situation regarding Chechens and in the Chechen Republic following the October hostage taking incident in Moscow.

, Index number: EUR 46/060/2002

This short update looks at the situation following the events at a Moscow theatre last month, when a group of some 50 people described as Chechens took hostage over 700 people during a performance of the musical 'Nord-Ost' in the evening of 23 October.

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