DUDAYEV HAD MASSIVE FORCE IN DECEMBER 1994.
Publication: Monitor Volume: 1 Issue: 49
An early exampleof this presidential team strategy was the report by deputy premierSergei Shakhrai to the court that in December 1994, the Chechenleader had at his disposal more than 15,000 fighters, 266 planes,350 pieces of artillery, 120 tanks, and 80 anti-aircraft batteries,Interfax reported July 10. Such a force is larger than the armiesof most of the CIS states.
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