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<nettime> Selection on Checnhya from UNBOMBING database
Tjebbe van Tijen on Tue, 9 Nov 1999 13:36:16 +0100 (CET)

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<nettime> Selection on Checnhya from UNBOMBING database

Selection from the Unbombing the world 1911-2001 database

filter 04:Chechnya: 48 areas or towns

Determining what is a military or a civilian target is often not easy or
impossible. The attacking side tends to deny that it was aiming, let alone
hitting civilians. Bombs and rockets, in spite of massive television
propaganda by world powers, tends to be imprecise. Collateral damage has
now been recognized by many as a military euphemism. The list below is
maybe both incomplete and over complete. It is impossible at this stage to
determine whether this conflict allows for any such a thing as the
separation of the civilian from the military victims. Its status is a check
list for later, when there might be more information and studies available.

Almost all sources have been taken from the Internet, both from pro and
contra Chechnya sources. I will secure these sources in an off-line digital
archive for future reference. And of course I do appreciate comments and

The URL of this overview is


Tjebbe van Tijen

Imaginary Museum Projects (IMP), Amsterdam

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