ALEKSANDR LEBED, the Russian peacemaker who has devoted his life to war, is rushing to Chechnya again, eager to conclude talks with his separatist adversaries and to end the searing conflict that his boss, President Boris N. Yeltsin, has summarily dumped in his lap. Read more »
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Michael Specter has been a staff writer at The New Yorker since 1998.
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