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14 Episodes

Georgian Republic / Netherlands (MIFF 2005, documentary)

Director: Murad Mazaev

The direct and fragmentary narratives of dead, wounded and fleeing civilians and soldiers powerfully conveys the reality of the Russian Chechen conflict in [14 Episodes].
D/P Murad Mazaev WS Kaukasus TV Foundation L Chechen w/English subtitles TD video/col/2004/9mins

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