Unrecognizable: Grozny Then And Now
Diana Markosian traveled to the Chechen capital, Grozny, to document a city transformed. These images show streets and buildings pulverized during the first Chechen war of 1994-96, and how they look today - after the city's massive refurbishment.
Around 80,000 people were killed as Russian forces flattened Grozny with artillery, tanks and aerial bombardment. They have no monument. The reconstruction of the city by Kremlin-loyal Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov has airbrushed the victims from history. (RFE/RL)