Publication: Monitor Volume: 1 Issue: 29

Too many Russians have decided that Poland’s decision to prevent the opening of Radio Free Caucasus in Cracow means that Moscow need not worry about Chechen propaganda from Poland, Segodnya said June 7. In fact, the proposed radio constituted less than 5 percent of the Chechen propaganda effort in Poland. Segodnya also reported that the Chechens in Poland had given Russian human rights activist Sergei Kovalev an award, and that Solidarity is likely to back a pro-Chechen resolution at its upcoming congress. Other Chechen propaganda centers now operate in Kaunas, Munich, Istanbul, and Pittsburgh, the paper said, concluding that the Chechens are winning the propaganda war as well as the one on the ground.

Duma Fears of Russian Nationalism May Help Kaliningrad.