Chechnya: The week in brief: 27 Jun - 3 Jul 2005

June 27 - Ramzan Kadyrov, the Moscow-backed First Vice-Premier of the Chechen Republic, was appointed the head of the commission in charge of solving the situation around the Borozdinovskaya village, whose residents fled to the neigbouring republic of Dagestan following a June 4 raid on their village.
June 28-30 - Representatives of the exile government of the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria, namely Umar Khanbiyev, Apti Bisultanov, Said-Khasan Abumuslimov, and Rakhman Dushuyev, visited Germany to meet with the human rights commission of Germany's Parliament and other German politicians, reported.

June 29-30 - Borozdinovskaya residents left the refugee camp Nadezhda, located near the Dagestani town of Kizlyar, for their village, following talks with the Moscow-backed Chechen politician Ramzan Kadyrov and Dagestani parliamentary deputy Sagid Murtazaliyev.

June 30 - In an interview for the Chechen section of Radio Svoboda, Aslan Maskhadov's successor Abdul-Khalim Sadullayev stated that the leadership of the Chechen resistance do plan "large-scale military operations".

July 1 - Eleven Russian Interior Ministry soldiers were killed and over twenty other wounded by a blast in front of a spa in the Dagestani capital of Makhachkala.


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