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    Budyonnovsk, June 1995. Chronicles of a deadly terrorist attack

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    Fifteen years ago, a group of 195 terrorists, led by Shamil Basayev, took hostage around 2,000 residents of Budyonnovsk in southern Russia’s Stavropol Krai, who were grouped in a local hospital. RIA Novosti presents a chronical of those terrible events. Photo: June 15, 1995. Hostages in a Budyonnovsk hospital held white bed sheets at the windows asking to stop shooting.

    Fifteen years ago, a group of 195 terrorists, led by Shamil Basayev, took hostage around 2,000 residents of Budyonnovsk in southern Russia’s Stavropol Krai, who were grouped in a local hospital. RIA Novosti presents a chronicle of those terrible events.

    Fifteen years ago, a group of 195 terrorists, led by Shamil Basayev, took hostage around 2,000 residents of Budyonnovsk in southern Russia’s Stavropol Krai, who were grouped in a local hospital. RIA Novosti presents a chronicle of those terrible events.

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