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North Caucasus

'The Worst Is Not Knowing': In Chechnya, An Endless, Agonizing Wait For The Missing

"Only the thought that we will be together after I die brings me solace," says Zura Batayeva, gazing at a picture of her son.

August 29, 2015
Hundreds of families in Chechnya have yet to bury relatives who disappeared in the two wars that devastated the region in Russia’s North Caucasus more than a decade ago. Ahead of the International Day of the Disappeared, marked on August 30, RFE/RL spoke to one couple still waiting for their son to be returned to them -- dead or alive. More

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