Publication: Monitor Volume: 2 Issue: 151

Air and missile attacks yesterday triggered a new wave of refugees in southern Chechnya, with one stream headed for Dagestan. Faced with this growing problem, Grozny officials complained publicly yesterday that Moscow is failing to deliver promised funds for refugee resettlement. Duma deputy Ibrahim Suleymenov, a hitherto fully obedient Chechen elected in last December’s unmonitored and unrecognized election, announced his intention to appeal to the Kremlin to stop the bombing. (Russian and Western agencies, August 1)

Walesa Slams "Genocide" in Chechnya.