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Chechen IDPs return home

By Messenger Staff
Thursday, April 30
Since the 1990s more than 500,000 people have left Chechnya due to two Russian campaigns against the region. Russian sources state that 350,000 of these have now returned. In 2009 760 families, more than 3,000 people, have returned from neighbouring Ingushetia.

Recently, Russian sources have stated that 90 refugees from Chechnya residing temporarily in Georgia have applied to return to their homeland.