Publication: North Caucasus Weekly Volume: 7 Issue: 33

“Just think about it for a minute: If you’re sitting in the forest with a machine gun and have two-dozen relatives of a police colonel you wasted looking to avenge his blood, and your own desire for revenge against two dozen relatives of the cop who killed your brother, would you really put much stake in an offer of amnesty for the innocent?” — Columnist Yulia Latynina on the federal amnesty offer to rebels in the North Caucasus, Moscow Times, August 16.