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Russia: Acquittal of soldiers accused of killing civilians in Chechnya war

A jury in Rostov has acquitted a group of Russian soldiers who killed six unarmed civilians in the village of Dai in Chechnya in January 2002. This was a retrial after the Supreme Court had reversed an earlier acquittal based on the defense of superior orders. According to human rights organizations, this case illustrates the continuing pattern of impunity in Chechnya.

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