Publication: North Caucasus Weekly Volume: 3 Issue: 1

The online daily Gazeta.ru reported on December 20 that the Russian State Duma has voted to introduce new changes into the Russian law on the mass media that flatly prohibit Russian media from publishing interviews with Chechen separatists. “It is no secret,” Gazeta.ru underscored, “that it is the statements of [Aslan] Maskhadov that represent the chief danger for the Kremlin.”