Chechnya: From Past to Future.

Author:Burroughs, John
Position:Brief Article - Book Review

Chechnya: From Past To Future

Richard Sakwa

Anthem Press

c/o Stylus Publishing

22883 Quicksilver Drive, Sterling, VA 20166-2012

1843311658,$25.00 www.styluspub.com

Also available in a hardcover edition (184331164X, $75.00), Chechnya: From Past To Future by Richard Sakwa (Professor of Russian and European Politics, University of Kent) provides the reader with an historical overview of the struggle for control of Chechnya that has resulted in a series of high-profile atrocities such as hostage seizures at Besian and the Moscow's Dubrovka theatre, as well as Russian retaliations. Chechnya: From Past To Future includes both Western, Russian, and Chechen perspectives on the conflict, surveying such critical issues as the rights and wrongs of Chechen secessionism; the role of...

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