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  • Moscow - Chechen Prime Minister Abramov seriously injured in crash

    11/18/2005 1:25:12 AM PST · by HAL9000 · 1 replies · 231+ views
    Agence France Presse | November 18, 2005
    MOSCOW - The head of the government in Russia’s war-torn Chechnya was seriously injured in a car crash in Moscow, the NTV television channel said on Friday. Chechen Prime Minister Sergei Abramov was hospitalised after his car collided with a truck outside the Russian capital overnight, the television channel said. Doctors operated on his liver and kidneys and he was recovering in an emergency unit, the channel said. “Currently, Sergei Abramov is conscious. Several of his ribs are broken,” Ziyad Sabsabi, a Chechen government representative in Moscow, was quoted by Interfax news agency as saying. Abramov was appointed to...
  • Chechnya's President Escapes Rebel Bomb Ambush (25+ Rebels killed)

    07/13/2004 10:44:13 AM PDT · by Destro · 21 replies · 581+ views ^ | Tue 13 Jul 2004 | PA
    "PA" News Tue 13 Jul 2004 5:08pm (UK) Chechnya's President Escapes Rebel Bomb Ambush A roadside bomb tore through the motorcade of the acting president of warring Chechnya killing one person just two months after Chechnya’s previous leader was killed by a bomb. Sergei Abramov, who was appointed to lead the Kremlin-backed Chechen government after the May 9 assassination of Akhmad Kadyrov, was not injured. The bombing came six weeks ahead of the scheduled election to choose Kadyrov’s successor. The blast in the ruined Chechen capital Grozny harshly underlined Russian forces’ inability to purge insurgents from the city despite a...