Paul Mitchell, the Emmy Award-winning director of GREETINGS FROM GROZNY, discusses his impressions of the situation in Chechnya.
Zhenya belonged to the small contingent of old Russian men and women who were incapable of leaving Chechnya because they either didn’t have the money or the strength.
While distributing humanitarian aid in Grozny in 2000, Czech journalist Petra Procházková conducted a wide range of interviews with women who wanted to describe to the outside world what life in Chechnya had become.
History of relationship between Chechnya and Russia.
At the start of armed resistance to the Russians, many Chechens looked for inspiration to their history or to the war against the Russians in Afghanistan.
(July 25, 2002) The ruined cityscape of Grozny, Chechnya and the scarred roads and fields of the countryside bear witness to a conflict that has been marked both by brutal occupation and terrorist resistance. This film is a journey that leads the viewer behind the lines on both sides, and into the hearts of civilians and soldiers alike.
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