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Parents of Russian Massacre Victims Protest

About 100 distraught parents and grandparents of children who were killed in a school massacre last year blocked a key highway in southern Russia for a second day Friday to underline their demand that the regional president step down, a police official said. The protesters were also calling for an international investigation into the Sept. 1-3 terrorist seizure of the Beslan elementary school that left more than 330 hostages dead, Echo of Moscow radio reported. Some 130 to 150 protesters were at the site on Friday, said Alan Doyev, the spokesman for the North Ossetian Interior Ministry. He said that Beslan residents were helping the protesters, bringing wood for bonfires, sandwiches and warm clothes.Full Story

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