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RevCheesehead Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-18-04 12:35 AM
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AP: Putin Says Russia to Strike Terrorists
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Edited on Sat Sep-18-04 12:37 AM by RevCheesehead
http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=518&nci...

MOSCOW - President Vladimir Putin said that Russia is preparing for pre-emptive strikes against terrorists, as Chechen warlord Shamil Basayev claimed responsibility for a school hostage-taking and other terror attacks in Russia that have claimed more than 430 lives.


Speaking to a meeting of world mayors in Moscow on Friday, Putin also made a veiled attack on the West, saying that double standards in dealing with terrorism are "disastrous for global security."


Putin didn't name specific countries, but his comments appeared to be aimed against European and U.S. officials who have urged Moscow to conduct peace talks with Chechen rebels.


"There continue to be attempts to divide terrorists into 'ours and others,' into 'moderates and radicals,'" Putin said in televised remarks. "All this is a condescending, justifying attitude to murders, which amounts to being an accomplice to terrorism."

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