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Russian Troops Hunt Rebels After Rampage

Thousands of Russian troops streamed into a province bordering war-torn Chechnya on Tuesday to search for heavily armed militant separatists who killed at least 57 people in fierce attacks. President Vladimir Putin vowed to stop the spreading insurgency. The coordinated assaults on police and border guard facilities in the republic of Ingushetia was also a graphic demonstration of Russian forces’ vulnerability to Chechen guerrillas, who are increasingly taking their fight for an independent Muslim state to neighboring regions. Troops searched for the attackers, who officials said may have come from Chechnya and were believed to have melted into the thick woods along the Chechen border or were trying to flee over the Caucasus Mountains into Georgia. Full Story

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