2001 Photo Contest, General News, Stories, 3rd prize
Photographer

Vladimir Vyatkin

RIA Novosti for Ogonyok

20 April, 2000

Russian soldiers during the morning exercises in the military camp of the Russian Federal troops 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.

About the photographer

Vladimir Vyatkin

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