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05 September 1999 Military News

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  • E. TIMOR VIOLENCE Voice of America 05 September 1999 -- A day after the people of East Timor voted to reject remaining a part of Indonesia, the fighting continues as militias allied to Indonesia's military wage a campaign of terror that is escalating rapidly.
  • TIMOR PEACEKEEPING Voice of America 05 September 1999 -- International negotiations are under way for an armed, multi-national peacekeeping force to be sent to East Timor. But Indonesia is continuing to resist the prospect of foreign peacekeepers.
  • RUSSIA/DAGESTAN EXPLOSION Voice of America 05 September 1999 -- An explosion has destroyed a five-story military apartment block in the Dagestani city, Buinaksk -- killing at least nine people and injuring more than 70 others.
  • RUSSIA / DAGESTAN Voice of America 05 September 1999 -- Hundreds of gunmen (some estimates up to two-thousand) have crossed into Dagestan from Chechnya and are fighting for control over four villages.

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