2001 Photo Contest, General News, 3rd prize

Vladimir Vyatkin

RIA Novosti for Ogonyok

26 March, 2000

Russian soldier Paul Bocharov shaves the hair of private Roman Nekristov in a field near the village of Engenoy in Chechnya during the Second Chechen War. By March the Russians were established in Chechnya, though groups of rebel fighters had consolidated position, mainly in mountain districts.

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Vladimir Vyatkin

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