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Budennovsk

 

from 1935 to 1957 the name of the city of Prikumsk in Stavropol’ Krai, RSFSR.

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(131) These included an attack on a hospital at Budyonnovsk (in
The North Caucasus is of particular interest due to the sheer number and scale of swarm attacks (Budyonnovsk, 1995; Kizlyar, 1996; Nazran, 2004; Nalchik, 2005); the melding of tactics by militants (Nord Ost, 2002; Beslan, 2004); and because countermeasures adopted by the federal authorities have been largely unsuccessful, illustrating the need, where possible, to adopt a managed and measured response to particular attacks.
These include the 1995 seizure of the Budyonnovsk hospital, in which 129 people were killed; the taking of 900 hostages in a Moscow theater in 2002, where 130 died in the rescue attempt...
In June 1995, Basayev personally led 200 armed fighters into Budyonnovsk in a region neighbouring Chechnya and took doctors and patients hostage at the local hospital.
The capital Grozny was virtually razed to the ground by a Russian bombardment In June 1995, Chechen rebels attacked the southern Russian city of Budyonnovsk, and took2,000 civilians hostage in a hospital.
In 1995, Chechen rebels seized a hospital in the southern Russian city of Budyonnovsk, taking some 2, 000 people hostage.
Chechnyan fighters in June 1995 attacked the southern Russian town of Budyonnovsk and in June 1996 attacked Kizlyar, a provincial centre in Dagestan.
The candidate least favored by Moscow is Basayev, who led the raid on the southern Russian city of Budyonnovsk in June 1995, when he and a handful of suicide commandos took over a hospital and held more than 1,000 hostage before successfully negotiating a return to Chechnya.
The Chechens, who are demanding the withdrawal of Russian troops from their breakaway republic, have plunged President Boris Yeltsin into a new hostage crisis similar to the one last June which left more than 100 dead in Budyonnovsk.