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Chechen plight

A Chechen family (l.) settles in at a tent camp in Ingushetia.

UN human rights chief Mary Robinson arrived in Moscow yesterday, after a trip to Chechnya, to discuss alleged human rights abuses. Earlier, she sympathized with Russian losses, but said: "The whole civilian population should not answer for the acts of various terrorists and groups."

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