08 January 2000 Military News
Defense Policy / Programs
- RUSSIA PAUSE Voice of America 08 January 2000 -- Russia's Acting President Vladimir Putin says the replacement of two top generals in Chechnya was a technical rotation. But the replacement has raised questions due to problems with the progress of the military campaign in the breakaway republic.
- GROZNY OFFENSIVE SUSPENDED Voice of America 08 January 2000 -- Word that Russia is suspending part of its military offensive against the Chechen capital, Grozny, must come as welcome news to people living in the embattled city.
- SRI LANKA DETAINEES Voice of America 08 January 2000 -- The Sri Lankan government has released all but 50 ethnic Tamils detained in Friday's anti-rebel crackdown when curfew was imposed in the Capital Colombo.
- STATEMENT THE NATIONAL UNION FOR THE TOTAL INDEPENDENCE OF ANGOLA [UNITA] 08 January 1999 -- The MPLA regime does not intend to work with and cooperate with other political parties which maintain their own identities. It is for that reason that it has created, supported and financed at the highest level, dissentions within the historical parties of UNITA.
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