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The angel of Grozny orphans of a forgotten war by Г…sne Seierstad

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Published by Basic Books in New York .
Written in English


  • Seierstad, Åsne, -- 1970- -- Travel -- Russia (Federation) -- Chechni︠a︡,
  • Chechni︠a︡ (Russia) -- History -- Civil War, 1994- -- Press coverage,
  • Chechni︠a︡ (Russia) -- History -- Civil War, 1994- -- Social aspects

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In the early hours of New Year"s 1994, Russian troops invaded the Republic of Chechnya, plunging the country into a prolonged and bloody conflict that continues to this day. A foreign correspondent in Moscow at the time, Åsne Seierstad traveled regularly to Chechnya to report on the war, describing its affects on those trying to live their daily lives amidst violence.

Edition Notes

StatementAsne Seierstad ; translated by Nadia Christensen.
ContributionsChristensen, Nadia.
LC ClassificationsDK511.C37 S45 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination340 p. ;
Number of Pages340
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23086318M
ISBN 100465011225
ISBN 109780465011223
LC Control Number2008925222

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