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Nearly 30 militants killed in southern Russia this summer
Interfax) ^ | Aug 11 2005

Posted on 08/12/2005 9:22:36 AM PDT by jb6

MOSCOW. Aug 11 (Interfax) - Twenty-nine militants were eliminated and nearly 1,000 wanted criminals were apprehended in a police operation across seven regions of southern Russia this summer, head of the Interior Ministry Forces' press service Col. Vasily Panchenkov told Interfax on Thursday.

"Twenty-nine militants were killed during armed resistance to arrest. The police detained 961 wanted criminals, 58 border trespassers and 87 foreigners who broke registration rules. Nine hostages were released," he said.

The anti-terrorist operation was held in Dagestan, Ingushetia, North Ossetia, Kabardino-Balkaria, Karachayevo-Cherkessia, Chechnya and the Stavropol territory.

"Interior Ministry Forces commander Col. Gen. Nikolai Rogozhkin supervised the operation, which involved over 30,000 police officers and servicemen of the Interior Ministry Forces. More than 1,000 trucks and armored personnel carriers were used in the operation," Panchenkov said.


TOPICS: Russia; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: alqaedarussia; enemy; gwot; killed; russia; wot

1 posted on 08/12/2005 9:22:37 AM PDT by jb6
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To: jb6
Must be nice to not have Amnesty International, MoveOn, DU, Kos,...and all the others screaming bloody murder every step of the way while you are TCoB.
2 posted on 08/12/2005 9:30:09 AM PDT by Gator101
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To: jb6

How fortunate for the Russians that they aren't cursed with the RCLU, who would demand lengthy tax-payer funded RCLU lawyers to bring interminable appeals for prisoners in four-star prison facilities.


3 posted on 08/12/2005 9:32:33 AM PDT by kittymyrib
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To: Gator101
Those are conveniently kidnapped and held for ransom, so they tend to avoid the place...
4 posted on 08/12/2005 9:35:46 AM PDT by aliquis
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To: aliquis
True.

It's much easier to *bravely* protest all the "oppression and violence" committed by the United States instead of going to the places where there actually is oppression and violence.

The great irony of liberals: If you don't want them around, actually practice the things they profess to stand against. They have no stomach for a real fight.
5 posted on 08/12/2005 9:54:07 AM PDT by Gator101
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To: Gator101

Oh they scream and occassionally even win: Putin, against the demands of the Duma, banned executions.


6 posted on 08/12/2005 10:03:54 AM PDT by jb6 (The Atheist/Pagan mind, a quandry wrapped in egoism and served with a side order of self importance)
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