Chechen leader call to arms

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The Independent Online
Moscow - The leader of Russia's breakaway republic of Chechen, which is facing increasing opposition from Moscow, ordered the mobilisation of all men in his north Caucasus region to prevent a possible invasion.

President Dzhokhar Duda yev ordered the mobilisation to be complete by next Tuesday. He said the measure was in response to Russian propaganda aimed at 'stirring up new ethnic conflict.' Reuter