Apr 16, 2009

See Georgia? Russia will leave... in 10 years.

CNN: Today, Russia declared an end to its 10-year anti-terror "operation" in the autonomous republic of Chechnya. The end to the offensive could see the withdrawal of thousands of troops from the Muslim-majority region, where Russia has fought two wars since the collapse of the Soviet Union.

The late president Boris Yeltsin ordered the counter-terrorist operation in 1999. Since then, the region has been relatively stable. Yes, relatively stable within the region as most of the violence has been exported.

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