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Chechnia (Russia) -- History

Civil War, 1999- (3)

View Resource Russia Escalates Chechen War, Risks Reprisals from the West

Late last week, Russian forces launched a massive bombardment of the Chechen capital, inaugurating a new offensive using more high-powered artillery than had been previously employed in the conflict. Chances for a peaceful resolution diminished earlier this month when Yeltsin rejected appeals from Western leaders to find a political settlement to the strife. Yeltsin and Russian officials insist...