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All Posts Tagged With: "Chechnya"

Beslan: Seige of School #1: Introduction

(July 12, 2005) Some call it "Russia's 9-11." The siege of School No. 1 in the Russian town of Beslan on September 1, 2004 was the bloodiest act of terrorism in Russia since Chechnya declared independence in 1991. As the trial of the only terrorist who survived the siege begins, this wrenching film examines the three-day ordeal that saw Chechen gunmen hold more than 1,000 hostages, most of them children.

Jul 11th, 2011 | Comments

World Links: U.S. Senator Webb Travels to Burma, Violence Rises in Russia’s Caucasus Region

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Aug 14th, 2009 | Comments

World Links: Chechen President Denies Responsibility in Russian’s Murder, Former Pakistan PM Acquitted of Hijacking

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Jul 17th, 2009 | Comments

World Links: Chechnya Operation Ends After a Decade, Maoist Attacks Mar Indian Elections

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Apr 16th, 2009 | Comments

Suspected Poison Attempt on Eve of Politkovskaya Murder Trial

The murder trial of Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya, which began behind closed doors in Moscow earlier this week, is already marred by intrigue.

Oct 17th, 2008 | Comments

Lesson Plans

These lesson plans and activities for middle and high school classes serve as a guide to exploring the themes of WIDE ANGLE films.

Oct 16th, 2008 | Comments

Violence As A Means of Resistance: Introduction

With this case study, students will explore the question of whether violence is an acceptable means of resistance to oppression or whether diplomacy and political solutions must be pursued instead.

Jun 15th, 2008 | Comments

Violence As A Means of Resistance: Preparation

Educational resources for students and teachers.

Jun 10th, 2008 | Comments

Beslan: Seige of School #1: Essay: “Prisoners of the Caucasus”

In Russia, the tragic sense is not limited to Chekhovian intellectuals or tyranny's victims. Even the privileged few, insulated by high office and a pride of bodyguards, know the truth when they care to look out a Kremlin window.

Jul 12th, 2005 | Comments

Beslan: Seige of School #1: Resources

Links to information on the evolution of the Chechen conflict with Russia and information on Chechen politics, culture, religion and language.

Jul 12th, 2005 | Comments

Beslan: Seige of School #1: Interview: Baker & Glasser

Peter Baker and Susan Glasser of the WASHINGTON POST discuss the siege of Beslan with anchor Bill Moyers.

Jul 12th, 2005 | Comments

Beslan: Seige of School #1: Photo Essay: The Conflict in Chechnya

Learn about the historic roots of conflict among the breakaway Russian republics in the photo essay.

Jul 12th, 2005 | Comments

Greetings from Grozny: Resources

Link to more information on the war in Chechnya.

Jul 25th, 2002 | Comments

Violence As A Means of Resistance: Procedures

Educational resources for classroom discussion.

Jul 25th, 2002 | Comments
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