War for the Pipeline
After the U.S.S.R. collapsed, the Chechen people rebelled against Russia.
Boris the Spider was unwilling to let them separate from
the country due to their location in the Caucasus Mts.
Roger Tamraz wanted to put his oil pipeline through the country.
And as we now know the CIA used Tamraz as a conduit for
illegal $$$$ donations to the Spider during his 1994 election.
Another Victim Of Dollar Bill, Tamraz And The Spider
Russians took Grozny
Rebels retook it Grozny.
The Russian army and air force destroyed the capital
of Grozny during brutal house-to house fighting.
Thousands of women and children were killed and many more left as refugees.
Dollar Bill couldn't even bring himself to ask Yeltsin to end the war.
He was on the Tamraz dole too.
Chechen rebels staged several attacks into
Russian territory, often taking hostages.
The Russian Army nearly revolted against Yeltsin.
Gen. Lebed negotiated a deal that gave the republic some autonomy.
Russia relinquished control over the republic.
The agreement left the separatists to run the republic while
officially postponing a decision on independence until 2001.
Russians Blame Chechens
For Barracks Attack
Aslan Maskadov was elected president, but election
was contested by many of his former companions.
He now controls only part of the territory,
much of it being dominated by local warlords.